Now or Never for Japan to Raise Taxes: Takeshita

April 1 (Bloomberg) -- Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, discusses the potential economic impact of a rise in Japan’s sales tax from 5 percent to 8 percent on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.”
China's Banks Offer Deeper Cuts to Deposit Rates
21:22 - China's banks are the latest to show a lack of confidence in an economic recovery. Fresh off the latest rate cuts from the central bank, many Chinese lenders are offering savers much less from their deposits. Bloomberg's Stephen Engle reports on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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