Japan Downgrades Economic Outlook

Japan stocks slid, with the Topix Index falling the most in more than three weeks, after the government downgraded its assessment of the economy amid slowing growth in China, and on speculation Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke will refrain from announcing stimulus this week.

BOJ's Kuroda Says Firms Remain Cautious on Spending
31:22 - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda discusses the economic impact of continued weak momentum in business investment since the global financial crisis. He spoke at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal. (Source: Bloomberg)
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