Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dresses as Nintendo's Mario for Rio Olympics closing ceremony

Editor’s Insight: Farewell Rio, bring on the Super Mario Olympics

Wed 24 Aug 2

The 2020 Tokyo Games will be a high-tech economic bonanza aimed at doubling tourist numbers in the long term. With special feature audio.

Michael Coote

MICHAEL COOTE: Japan nears ‘helicopter money’


A radical economic experiment could be in the offing from the Bank of Japan (BoJ) before the end of this year. With special feature audio.

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda

On the money: Japan nears ‘helicopter money’

Fri 5 Aug

The central bank is running out of options for stimulating the economy

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzō Abe

Walls’ Street: Japan takes another run at stimulus

Thu 28 Jul

Join NBR's Jason Walls for Walls' Street. With special feature audio.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

NZ dollar jumps against yen after Abe win in upper house of Diet

Tue 12 Jul

The kiwi climbed to ¥74.16 at 8am in Wellington from  ¥73.67 yesterday.

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Walls’ Street: IMF calls out Japan

Thu 23 Jun 1

Join NBR's Jason Walls and Andrew Patterson as they break down the week's biggest economic stories from around the world. With special feature audio.


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