The most comprehensive book available on this subject, Reading Japanese Financial Newspapers is a complete course for learning to read financial news in Japanese. Originally published in 1991, this book has proven successful in helping professionals get their news quickly, from the source. This course has been tested, reviewed, and revised in the classroom for years by AJALT'S professional instructors, and this new, revised edition now reflects the sweeping changes that have recently occurred in the Japanese financial environment.
Learning to read about finance in Japanese is actually easier than it sounds, because of the many specialized terms and usages that are repeated frequently. Headlines, too, are always written in certain set styles, This book focuses on those elements to improve reading efficiency, and is organized for optimal learning and retention.
The core of the book is formed of many actual newspaper articles, with comprehensive vocabulary lists and questions for checking and increasing comprehension. Other supplementary material includes a glossary of over 3,500 key financial terms and phrases, and appendices of various supplementary terms and of abbreviations useful for understanding financial newspapers.