J.K. Rowling Swaps Spells for Sex in New Novel

J.K. Rowling's first adult novel hits the stores today. There are no wizards or muggles this time but with record pre-order sales the book looks set to prove popular with her fans.

Japan Wage Growth Stagnates
20:59 - Japan’s workers barely got a pay rise in 2015, with a 0.1 percent increase in cash earnings slower than the 0.4 percent bump in 2014. Total wages in Japan haven’t risen more than 1 percent in any year since 1997 and they fell for the past four years once inflation is accounted for, the labor ministry said on Monday in Tokyo. Bloomberg’s James Mayger and UBS Head of Global Asset Allocation Mads Pedersen joined Bloomberg’s Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards on “Countdown” for further analysis.
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