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Japan PM's adviser says BOJ should consider buying foreign bonds

Feb 22 2018 | 3 hrs ago

BoJ should consider buying foreign bonds as part of efforts to reflate the economy during Kuroda’s second term at the central bank helm, an economic adviser to Abe said.

Japan's Abe sets sights on more foreign workers, higher sales tax

Feb 20 2018

Abe ordered his top advisory panel to consider ways to increase foreign workers to deal with the country’s chronic labour shortages.

Japan's Abe, Trump agree to keep up pressure on North Korea

Feb 15 2018

Abe and Trump agreed to keep up pressure on North Korea until Pyongyang abandons its nuclear and missile programmes, Japan’s foreign ministry said.

Japan posts longest growth streak since bubble economy

Feb 14 2018

Japan’s economy posted its longest continuous expansion since the 1980s boom as fourth quarter growth was boosted by consumer spending, and moved Abe’s revival plan.

Japan policymakers endorse reports BOJ Kuroda to get another term

Feb 13 2018

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said the next central bank governor would need English skills to deal with global financial issues.

Japan govt to nominate Kuroda for another term as BOJ governor: Kyodo

Feb 09 2018

The Japanese government has decided to nominate Haruhiko Kuroda to serve as governor of the Bank of Japan for another term when his current one expires in April.

Pence examines anti-missile system deployed in Tokyo

Feb 07 2018

Mike Pence examined anti-missile system deployed in Tokyo against a possible attack by N Korea, during his official visit to Japan before attending the Winter Olympics.

Japan wages fall in blow to consumer cut back on spending

Feb 07 2018

Wages of Japanese workers fell in December at their fastest pace in five months, in a possible sign that consumers could cut back on spending.

Nikkei tumbles 5% to near four-month low on Wall Street sell-off

Feb 06 2018

The Nikkei was trading down 5.3 percent at 21,490.63 in midmorning trade, the lowest level since Oct 20.

Let's talk: Japan hopes low-key strategy averts US trade flare-up

Feb 05 2018

Economic talks between US, Japan, have helped keep Tokyo clear of protectionist moves such as those that recently hit Chinese solar panels and South Korean washers.

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GATEWAY DISTRIPARKS

Promoter Prem Kishan Gupta bought 6 lakh shares, or 0.6 percent equity, at Rs 198 each

INDIAN HOTELS CO

Auction for Co's Taj Mansingh hotel put off for the third time

Earlier this month, NDMC, which owns the property, had revised the auction date

Date now extended for the third time to Mar 7

NDMC: New Delhi Municipal Council

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SRS

Board Approves selling off Cinemas and Retail Business to Spencer's retail for Rs38cr

SIEMENS

To sell Mobility division and Rail Traction Drives business to parent Co

To sell the 2 divisions as part of MoU of parent with Alstom SA

Mobility Division accounts for 10.46% of turnover

To set up standalone co for Mechanical Drives business

To sell Mechanical Drives business to Parent co

Mechanical drive business contributes 4.69% of the turnover

SIEMENS

To sell Mobility division and Rail Traction Drives business to parent Co

To sell the 2 divisions as part of MoU of parent with Alstom SA

Mobility Division accounts for 10.46% of turnover

To set up standalone co for Mechanical Drives business

To sell Mechanical Drives business to Parent co

Mechanical drive business contributes 4.69% of the turnover

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