Australian Trade Minister Criticizes Bank of Japan

May 27 (Bloomberg) -- Australian Trade Minister Craig Emerson said the government will back the nation’s remaining two automakers after Ford Motor Co. announced it would stop car production, adding that a weaker currency would aid the effort. Paul Allen reports on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
Japan Consumer Spending Stalls: Is This a Warning Signal?
24:22 - Japan’s retail sales fell in March the most since 1998, cutting against central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda’s view that cheaper energy will give a boost to the world’s third-biggest economy. Bloomberg's Shery Ahn reports on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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