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Japan To Limit Foreign Ownership In 12 Sectors

The government will target 12 sectors for which foreign investors must get pre-approval for holding a stake of 1% or more in a company, as against 10% now.

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Japan Keeps View Economy Recovering, Flags Virus As Big Risk

Japan's economy shrank at the fastest pace in almost six years in October-December last year as a sales tax hike hit consumer and business spending.

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Walmart's Struggling Japan Unit Finally Delivers With Online Grocery Growth

The U.S. firm entered Japan in 2002 buying 6% of Seiyu, building up its stake before a full takeover in 2008. It slashed costs and closed unprofitable stores but has mostly recorded losses.

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Japan Conducts Emergency Survey On Its Banks Amid China Virus Outbreak

Japanese financial institutions, including megabanks, have combined lending of more than 7 trillion yen ($63.57 billion) in China, as Japan's ultra-low interest rates have driven them overseas in search of higher yields.

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Slippery Situation

For now, the risk of rising oil prices due to US-Iran tensions may have receded, but India needs to do more for its energy security.

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A Booming Business

The Make in India initiative is trying to boost the medical devices industry but MNCs have already cornered significant market share.

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Global Markets: Asia Shares Feel A Chill As China Virus Risks Mount

Japan's yen picked up a bid on the safe-haven move and the dollar dipped to 109.92 from an early 110.17. It also gained on the euro, leaving the single currency flat on the dollar at $1.1092.

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Japan, US Lead Survey's Corporate Climate Change Action 'A List'

Japan and the US were the countries with the headquarters of the most 'A List' companies individually, while regionally, Europe as a bloc was home to the highest number.

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Fugitive Ex-Nissan Boss Ghosn Hits Out At Carmaker And Japan

Ghosn, 65, fled Japan last month as he was awaiting trial on charges of under-reporting earnings.

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Toyota To Build Prototype "City Of The Future" In Japan

Toyota said it had commissioned Danish architect Bjarke Ingels to design the community. Ingels' firm designed the 2 World Trade Center building in New York and technology giant Google's offices in Silicon Valley and London.

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Japan Says It Has Sought Help From Lebanon Over Fugitive Ghosn

Japanese authorities said on Monday they may press for Ghosn's extradition from Lebanon to face the charges, even though the Middle Eastern country does not normally extradite its nationals.

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Japan Orders Tighter Immigration Procedures After Ghosn Flees Country

Authorities have remained quiet after Ghosn revealed on Tuesday that he had fled to his childhood home of Lebanon to escape a "rigged" justice system in Japan.

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China Hosts Japan, S Korea With Eyes On Nuclear North

Southwestern city of Chengdu was held with the clock ticking on a threatened "Christmas gift" from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that would reignite global tensions over its nuclear programme.

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Japan May Already Be In Recession, Former Top BOJ Economist Warns

Japan's economy grew by an annualised 1.8 per cent in the third quarter, marking the fourth straight quarter of expansion, gross domestic product (GDP) data showed.

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