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Nikkei at more than 1-month highs as yen weakens on Trump relief - Business Insider

... * Dollar gains against yen on relief over Trump-Abe meeting. * Sentiment underpinned by record closes on Wall Street. TOKYO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average probed more than one-month highs on Monday, cheered by Wall Street ...and more »

In Welcoming Shinzo Abe, Trump Affirms US Commitment to Defending Japan - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump pledged close security and economic cooperation with Japan on Friday, opening an elaborate multiday work-and-play visit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that is intended to showcase a warm rapport with a central player in ...and more »

Did Trump and Abe just launch a new chapter in US-Japan relations? - Washington Post

President Trump got off to a rocky foreign policy start in his first three weeks in office. Has he found a new friend in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who met with Trump in Washington on Friday and then traveled with the president to Florida to ...and more »

Abe to Tout Japan's US Investment Plans in Trump Meeting - Wall Street Journal

TOKYO—Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to offer a vision for greater Japanese investment in the U.S. when meeting President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday, seeking to counter the president's criticism about trade, Japanese officials said. Mr. Abe ...and more »

Trump and Abe to Talk: Why They Are Meeting and What They'll Discuss - New York Times

HONG KONG — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, the first world leader to meet Donald J. Trump after the election in November, plans to meet with the president in Washington on Friday in the Oval Office. Mr. Abe is then planning to fly to Mr. Trump's ...and more »

Relief in Japan After Shinzo Abe's Visit With Trump - New York Times

TOKYO — In many respects, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's trip to Washington and Florida to meet and play golf with President Trump went as well as the Japanese leader could have hoped. Sure, there was an awkward handshake between the two leaders that ...and more »

Trump says US committed to Japan security, in change from campaign rhetoric - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With a hug and a handshake, President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe opened a new chapter in U.S.-Japan relations on Friday with Trump abruptly setting aside campaign pledges to force Tokyo to pay ...and more »

Shinzo Abe is asking Japanese companies for a “tweetable” number on US investment to give Donald Trump - Quartz

Donald Trump is infamous for being someone you can “bait with a tweet.” But can you charm with a tweet? Shinzo Abe is about to find out. The Japanese prime minister wants a “tweetable” figure of planned investment in the US for when he and Trump hit ...and more »

Japan's love of tiny cars sore spot as Trump, Abe meet - Reuters

TOKYO/DETROIT (Reuters) - When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets on Friday with U.S. President Donald Trump, Japan's bulging automotive trade surplus will be a sore spot, but the path to balancing auto exports and imports will be no easier ...and more »

Trump reaffirms US-Japan security alliance in bid to soothe fears in Tokyo - Washington Post

President Trump pledged Friday that his administration remains committed to maintaining the United States' long-standing security alliance with Japan, aiming to calm jitters in Tokyo over his inflammatory rhetoric on the campaign trail. In a news ...and more »