Tax Rise Will Dent Japan Consumer Sentiment

April 1 (Bloomberg) -- Takuji Okubo, chief economist at Japan Macro Advisors in Tokyo, talks about Japan's national sales tax increase and the outlook for the economy. Sentiment among large Japanese manufacturers rose to the highest level since 2007, a gain that may be short-lived as today’s sales-tax increase weighs on consumption and confidence. Okubo speaks with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
Nasdaq Returns to 5,000 for First Time in 15 Years
43:49 - March 2 -- The Nasdaq composite briefly touched above the 5,000 mark today for the first time in 15 years. Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu looks back on changes in the market during that time. She speaks on “Market Makers.”
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