Japan's Finance Minister Expected to Become Prime Minister
Yoshihiko Noda, finance minister of Japan, won his party’s election on Monday to head Japan’s ruling party.
Japan’s Prime Minister Steps Down
Prime Minister Naoto Kan of Japan resigned from leadership of his party on Friday and confirmed that he would step down from his government post, leaving the path clear for a successor to be chosen on Monday.
Japan Market Should Rebound From Quake's Impact, Says Hennessy
Neil Hennessy thinks the ingenuity of Japanese people will spark a recovery from the disaster, while its companies' price-to-sales ratios will keep its market attractive.
China Passes Japan to Become 2nd Largest Economy
Japan confirmed Monday that China's economy surpassed its own as the world's second largest in 2010 and said a late-year downturn was its first quarterly contraction in more than a year.