Noda's Approval Reaches New Low

Japanese consumers are closing their wallets as the economy’s outlook darkens, making it harder for Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda to stave off the nation’s third recession in four years.

Is Black Friday Fading to Grey?
16:33 - Huw McKay, senior international economist at Westpac, discusses the prospects for black Friday as consumer confidence declines. He speaks to Bloomberg's Angie Lau on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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