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Japan To Spend Over $137 Billion As Virus Hits Economy, BOJ Eyes More Stimulus

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party will compile its draft stimulus package on March 30, which will serve as a basis for the government's plan.

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Fujifilm Shares Jump 15% On China Coronavirus Drug Trial Boost

Fujifilm Toyama Chemical Co Ltd, the drug has been approved for manufacturing in China by Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co Ltd for use against new or recurring influenza in adults.

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Japan's Economy Shrinks Faster Than Estimated As Virus Compounds Recession Risk

Japan's economy is already in recession and there are emerging signals that the worst has yet to come," said Mizuho Securities senior market economist Toru Suehiro.

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Coronavirus Crisis Threatens To Silence Japan's Tourist Boom

About 9.5 million of Japan's foreign visitors last year were Chinese, a number that has risen more than six-fold over the past seven years.

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Japan's Oil Refiners Keep Running Even As Coronavirus Curbs Fuel Sales

Oil product sales, including gasoline and jet fuel, slumped more than a quarter last week, the most recent period for which figures are available.

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Japan's January Factory Output Beats Forecasts But Slowdown Expected

Manufacturers surveyed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry expect output to gain 5.3% in February and slump 6.9% in March.

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Japan's ANA Orders 15 More Boeing 787 Dreamliners Worth $5 Billion At List Prices

Japan's biggest carrier switch from Rolls-Royce engines to ones supplied by General Electric, is a boost for Boeing after it posted no January orders for the first time in decades.

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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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