Snowden Takes Questions Online on Guardian Site

June 17 (Bloomberg) -- Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked classified documents about government surveillance programs, is participating in an Internet question-and-answer session on the website of U.K.’s Guardian newspaper. Snowden's identity on the chat couldn't be independently verified. Peter Cook reports on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)

Japan Wage Growth Stagnates
36:56 - 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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