Shinzo Abe

Shinzo Abe has called a snap election – and the rise of Japan's female version of Corbyn might explain why

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Is his rival Yuriko Koike behind the Japanese PM’s decision to call a snap election?

Greet the dawn: Tokyo’s future looks rosier

Why Japan is rising again

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Japan has long been seen as a market in terminal decline, but there are now reasons for optimism

Investment special: How Shinzo Abe has revived Japan

4 May 2013 9:00 am

Japan’s new leader is the catalyst for a resurgent stock market