Live updates: Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bid farewell at Tokyo state funeral after the July assassination

Japan honors former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated in July, with a rare state funeral in Tokyo. About 6,400 people attend the service, including Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his predecessors John Howard, Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull. Follow Tuesday’s events in our live blog. Live updates 2m agoTue 27 Sep 2022 at … Read more

Japan warns of speculative yen moves amid sharp declines | Economy

The finance minister says the government and the Bank of Japan are on the same page as they share concerns about the currency’s fall. Japanese Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki has said authorities are ready to respond to speculative currency movements, a new warning that comes days after Tokyo intervened in the foreign exchange market to … Read more

USA beat Internationals, final score, points, Adam Scott, PGA Tour

The United States has won a 12th Presidents Cup in 14 editions, extending one of the sport’s most one-sided rivalries, despite a spirited rally from the Internationals. The Internationals were down 11-7 against the Americans on Saturday (AEST Sunday), the same four-point deficit Europe faced as it made an epic fight back on the final … Read more

Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Mikuru Asakura, start time, how to watch, when is it, livestream, fight card, blog, updates, latest

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has settled cases against Manny Pacquiao-trained Japanese fighter Mikuru Asakura during an exhibition in Tokyo. The 50-0 legend took some solid shots from the street fighter, but as soon as Mayweather wanted to turn up the heat, he did. In the end, the American knocked out Asakura at the end of the … Read more

Typhoon Talas hits central Japan, reportedly killing two as thousands evacuate

A typhoon has ravaged central Japan with torrential rains and strong winds, killing two and leaving tens of thousands of homes without power, the Kyodo news agency reported. Most important points: A landslide knocked over utility poles as 120,000 households experienced power outages Yokohama, a city south of Tokyo, has issued an evacuation order to … Read more

Japan’s Kishida says it’s ready to take action to support the soaring yen | Business and Economy

The Japanese Prime Minister’s comments come after Tokyo bought yen for the first time since 1998 to support the currency. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has warned that excessive movements in the yen due to speculation cannot be overlooked and pledged to act “with a high degree of vigilance” and intervene if necessary to re-support … Read more

Disneyland, Australia: Plans for Wineries in Seppeltsfield and Penny’s Hill

A prominent Australian winemaker and businessman has shared his vision that a Disneyland could open downstairs. Warren Randall — who runs Seppeltsfield and Penny’s Hill wineries — has called on business owners and government officials to join his effort to bring the famously “happiest place on earth” to his home state. Speak with the advertiser, … Read more

Fed hike, Bank of Japan, interest rates, currencies

Japanese Yen Strengthens Amid Reports Of Official Announcement Of FX Intervention The Japanese yen rose more than 2% against the dollar on reports from officials announcing immediate intervention to defend the currency. That comes after the yen weakened to 145 levels against the greenback, following the Bank of Japan’s decision to keep interest rates stable. … Read more

US-Asia semiconductor alliances could hold back China

Leading chip-producing countries, including the US, are forming alliances, in part to secure their semiconductor supply chains and to prevent China from reaching the forefront of the industry, analysts told CNBC. Places such as the United States, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, which have strong semiconductor industries, have sought to forge partnerships around the critical … Read more