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)

Tillerson Urges U.N. Council to Act Before N. Korea Does
05:27 - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discusses U.S.-North Korea relations in front of the U.N. Security Council. (Source: Bloomberg)
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