Japan is considering a Tokyo (COVID-19) emergency declaration within a week

Coronavirus cases still rising in Japan’s capital. Reports out now that prime Minister Suga is pondering implementing an emergency declaration this week.

Restaurants in Tokyo have been asked to close by 8pm already.


  •  Fuji TV with the report that Tokyo and 3 surrounding prefectures could be subject to the declaration of a state of emergency as early as this week.


News boosting yen, weighing on Japanese stocks.