Fukushima to scale back rice radiation checks

2018-01-19 japantimes.co.jp
FUKUSHIMA – Fukushima Prefectural Government plans to scale back radiation checks on rice harvested in the prefecture, officials said Thursday.
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Nokia signs its first official 5G equipment deal with NTT DoCoMo - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-19 channelnewsasia
Finland's Nokia said on Friday it signed its first major deal to supply new 5G wireless radio base stations to Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo, which boasts nearly half of the country's mobile subscribers.
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Financial stocks push Nikkei up

2018-01-19 thehindubusinessline
Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Friday with financial stocks leading the gains after US yields rose, while GMO Internet soared after an activist fund called on the company to change its governance structure.
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Nokia signs its first official 5G equipment deal with NTT DoCoMo

2018-01-19 reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Finland’s Nokia said on Friday it signed its first major deal to supply new 5G wireless radio base stations to Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo, which boasts nearly half of the country’s mobile subscribers.
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Nokia signs its first official 5G equipment deal with NTT DoCoMo

2018-01-19 in.reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Finland’s Nokia said on Friday it signed its first major deal to supply new 5G wireless radio base stations to Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo, which boasts nearly half of the country’s mobile subscribers.
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Nikkei edges up, helped by financials; adds 0.7 pct for the week

2018-01-19 reuters
TOKYO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average edged up on Friday with financial stocks leading the gains after U.S. yields rose, while GMO Internet soared after an activist fund called on the company to change its governance structure.
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Morgan Stanley's (MS) CEO James Gorman on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-01-18 seekingalpha
Good morning. This is Sharon Yeshaya, Head of Investor Relations. During today's presentation, we will refer to our earnings release, strategic update and financial supplement, copies of which are available at morganstanley.com. (12-0)
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Auto Stock Roundup: General Motors, Ford Provide 2018 Outlook, Toyota Gears up for JV

2018-01-18 zacks
The week saw a number of auto makers coming up with their 2018 outlook. General Motors Company (GM) expects 2017 earnings per share at the upper end of its guided range of $6-$6.5. Further for 2018, it expects the metric almost in line with the tally of 2017. The company expects that its performance in 2018 will be driven by its strengthening presence in the North American and Chinese markets as well as an improvement in the South American market. (19-0)
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Google, Temasek investing in Go-Jek as ride-hailing rivalry deepens-sources

2018-01-18 thestar.com.my
A woman rides on the back of a motorbike, part of the Go-Jek ride-hailing service, on a busy street in central Jakarta. - Reuters (33-0)
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Google, Temasek investing in Indonesia's Go-Jek as ride-hailing rivalry deepens: sources - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-18 channelnewsasia
SINGAPORE: Google, Singapore investor Temasek and China's Meituan-Dianping are investing in Go-Jek as part of a US$1.2 billion fundraising round, bolstering the Indonesian ride-hailing firm in its battle with deep-pocketed rivals Grab and Uber, sources said. (18-0)
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Uber Completes Sale of $9.3 Billion in Stock Led by SoftBank - Bloomberg

2018-01-18 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (5-0)
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Nikkei edges up helped by financials; GMO soars

2018-01-19 reuters
TOKYO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average edged up on Friday morning with financial stocks leading the gains after U.S. yields rose, while GMO Internet soared after an activist fund called on the company to abolish its takeover defences and reduce the power of its founder.
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Shinzo Abe's Party Wants Japan Ready for Video Games in Olympics - Bloomberg

2018-01-19 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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Boston Private Financial Holdings' (BPFH) CEO Clay Deutsch on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-01-18 seekingalpha
Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPFH) Q4 2017 Results Earnings Conference Call January 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET (7-0)
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China's Getting More Bang for its Credit Buck - Bloomberg

2018-01-18 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (5-0)
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Uber-SoftBank deal has closed, making SoftBank largest shareholder - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-18 channelnewsasia
SAN FRANCISCO: A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp closed a deal with Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday, making SoftBank the largest stakeholder in the ride-services firm and providing a much-needed boost to controversy-ridden Uber. (2-0)
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SoftBank's acquisition of 15 percent of Uber closes

2018-01-18 nzherald.co.nz
NEW YORK (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank says it has closed a deal to acquire 15 percent of Uber. (2-0)
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Uber-SoftBank deal has closed, making SoftBank largest shareholder

2018-01-18 reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) closed a deal with Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday, making SoftBank the largest stakeholder in the ride-services firm and providing a much-needed boost to controversy-ridden Uber. (2-0)
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Uber-SoftBank deal has closed, making SoftBank largest shareholder

2018-01-18 in.reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) closed a deal with Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday, making SoftBank the largest stakeholder in the ride-services firm and providing a much-needed boost to controversy-ridden Uber. (2-0)
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Lexus, Infiniti luxury car brands test ways to fight Tesla, German rivals - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-18 channelnewsasia
Japanese luxury auto brands Lexus and Infiniti are using the Detroit auto show to test new ways to regain momentum against Germany's prestige automakers and Silicon Valley's Tesla Inc . (9-0)
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Lexus, Infiniti luxury car brands test ways to fight Tesla, German rivals

2018-01-18 reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - Japanese luxury auto brands Lexus and Infiniti are using the Detroit auto show to test new ways to regain momentum against Germany’s prestige automakers and Silicon Valley’s Tesla Inc (TSLA.O). (9-0)
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U.S. senators question extent of Ford 'Do Not Drive' warning on airbags

2018-01-18 reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two senators asked the U.S. Transportation Department on Thursday to explain why a “do not drive” directive issued last week by Ford Motor Co (F.N) is limited to about 2,900 older pickup trucks and if other vehicles are potentially at risk from defective airbag inflators.
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How Has Fiat Chrysler Stock Fared in January 2018 So Far?

2018-01-18 editors.aws.marketrealist
Italian-American auto giant Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) is set to release its 4Q17 earnings on January 25, 2018. According to its 2017 auto sales volumes, FCAU has continued to be the fourth-largest automaker in the US market after General Motors (GM) and Ford Motor Company (F).  (6-0)
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Lexus, Infiniti luxury car brands test ways to fight Tesla, German rivals

2018-01-18 reuters
DETROIT, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Japanese luxury auto brands Lexus and Infiniti are using the Detroit auto show to test new ways to regain momentum against Germany’s prestige automakers and Silicon Valley’s Tesla Inc. (9-0)
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Xander’s co-working space venture The Hive planning to scale up, go pan-India

2018-01-18 livemint
Bengaluru: After its first successful operational project in Bengaluru, The Hive, a co-working space venture backed by global investment firm The Xander Group Inc., is planning to scale up and go pan-India. (2-0)
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Bank of America's (BAC) CEO Brian Moynihan on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-01-17 seekingalpha
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call January 17, 2018 8:30 AM ET (124-0)
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Lithium Investing: 2018 Key Trends In The Lithium Mining Markets

2018-01-17 seekingalpha
The global automotive industry continues to announce the release of new electric vehicle product offerings which is spurring investment into battery capacity. (99-1)
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Xerox-Fujifilm deal should have been changed long ago: Icahn - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-18 channelnewsasia
Hedge fund investor Carl Icahn called on Thursday for the termination or renegotiation of Xerox Corp's long-running joint venture with Fujifilm Holdings reiterating demands for a change of leadership at Xerox. (1-0)
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Carl Icahn Says Xerox Should Terminate or Revise Fuji Joint Venture - Bloomberg

2018-01-18 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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Japanese companies in driver’s seat for Indian bullet train deals

2018-01-18 japantimes.co.jp
NEW DELHI – Japanese steel and engineering companies are in the driver’s seat to bag major supply contracts for a $17 billion (around ¥1.8 trillion) Indian bullet train, several sources said, undermining a key component of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic policy — a push to “Make in India.” (4-0)
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Profit-taking pulls Tokyo stocks down further after Nikkei tests 24,000

2018-01-18 japantimes.co.jp
Stocks lost further ground Thursday on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as selling to lock in profits ensued after a morning surge pushed the benchmark 225-issue Nikkei average above 24,000 for the first time in more than 26 years. (4-0)
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Japan in driver’s seat for Indian bullet train deals

2018-01-18 thehindubusinessline
Japanese steel and engineering companies are in the driver’s seat to bag major supply contracts for a $17 billion Indian bullet train, several sources said, undermining a key component of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic policy—a push to ‘Make in India’. (5-0)
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Exclusive: Japan in driver's seat for Indian bullet train deals

2018-01-18 in.reuters
NEW DELHI/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese steel and engineering companies are in the driver’s seat to bag major supply contracts for a $17 billion Indian bullet train, several sources said, undermining a key component of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic policy - a push to ‘Make in India’. (5-0)
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U.S. firm Cloud Peak to produce coal to new power plants in Fukushima

2018-01-18 japantimes.co.jp
NEW YORK – Cloud Peak Energy Inc. will supply coal to two state-of-the-art thermal power plants being built in Fukushima Prefecture. (8-0)
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Deadly 2011 Tsunami Inspires One Man to Build Floating Electric Car - Bloomberg

2018-01-18 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (4-0)
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UPDATE 1-Carl Icahn seeks revision or termination of Xerox-Fujifilm deal

2018-01-18 reuters
(Reuters) - Xerox Corp investor Carl Icahn on Thursday said he agreed with fellow stakeholder Darwin Deason that a joint venture between Xerox and Fujifilm Holdings should be revised or terminated, and reiterated a change in leadership.
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IBM, Maersk Partner to Bring Blockchain-Based Trade Platform

2018-01-17 zacks
To extend its primacy in blockchain technology, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM - Free Report) is joining forces with the largest container shipping firm in the world, A.P. Moller-Maersk. The partnership is intended to deliver a secure and efficient industry-wide trading platform using blockchain technology. (188-0)
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Nikkei ends lower after hitting new 26-year high

2018-01-18 reuters
TOKYO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average ended lower on Thursday, pulling back from a new 26-year high as investors turned cautious, while real estate stocks and financial firms underperformed. (4-0)
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Market report: Imperial dips as deal talk stubbed out

2018-01-17 telegraph.co.uk
Imperial Brands slipped back towards multi-year lows after Japan Tobacco’s new boss poured cold water on hopes of a mega deal being struck by the two tobacco giants. (21-0)
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Nikkei soars helped by exporters; drugmakers fall

2018-01-18 thehindubusinessline
Japan's Nikkei share average soared to a level not seen since November 1991 on Thursday morning after exporters such as electronics components manufacturers surged, tracking the strength on Wall Street overnight. The Nikkei rose 0.4 per cent to 23,962.11 in midmorning trade, after hitting 24,084.42, the highest level since November 1991. (6-0)
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MOVES-Union Bank adds executives in San Francisco office

2018-01-17 reuters
Jan 17 (Reuters) - MUFG Union Bank N.A., a unit of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, appointed Ann Hamilton as a fiduciary management executive, and Peter Bogardus as a private wealth adviser. (42-0)
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Nikkei soars helped by exporters; drugmakers fall

2018-01-18 reuters
TOKYO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average soared to a level not seen since November 1991 on Thursday morning after exporters such as electronics components manufacturers surged, tracking the strength on Wall Street overnight. (6-0)
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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2018-01-17 reuters
Jan 17 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1100 GMT on Wednesday: (63-2)
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Japan in driver's seat for Indian bullet train deals - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-18 channelnewsasia
NEW DELHI: Japanese steel and engineering companies are in the driver's seat to bag major supply contracts for a US$17 billion Indian bullet train, several sources said, undermining a key component of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic policy: A push to "Make in India". (5-0)
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Exclusive: Japan in driver's seat for Indian bullet train deals

2018-01-18 in.reuters
NEW DELHI/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese steel and engineering companies are in the driver’s seat to bag major supply contracts for a $17 billion Indian bullet train, several sources said, undermining a key component of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic policy - a push to ‘Make in India’. (5-0)
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Exclusive: Japan in driver's seat for Indian bullet train deals

2018-01-18 reuters
NEW DELHI/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese steel and engineering companies are in the driver’s seat to bag major supply contracts for a $17 billion Indian bullet train, several sources said, undermining a key component of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic policy - a push to ‘Make in India’. (5-0)
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Orocobre: Chinese Lithium Demand Presents Opportunities To Unlock Shareholder Value

2018-01-17 seekingalpha
Orocobre has now increased lithium carbonate production at the Olaroz facility, moving to double production over the next two years. (9-0)
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European car sales rise to 10-year high on Peugeot, Renault SUVs

2018-01-17 thestar.com.my
FRANKFURT: European car sales reached a 10-year high last year as widening economic growth boosted consumer confidence, with SUVs from French manufacturers Peugeot and Renault, Italian competitor Alfa Romeo and Japanese rival Toyota propelling demand. (7-0)
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First Blockchain ETFs Debut: Here’s What You Need To Know

2018-01-17 wire.kapitall
Just as the global cryptocurrency market is hitting its biggest rough patch in months, two new ETFs based on blockchain technology are making their market debuts. The Reality Shares Nadaq NextGen Ecconomy ETF BLCN and the Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF BLOK are now open for business. (23-0)
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De-Risking Catalysts Aplenty - Cara Therapeutics

2018-01-17 seekingalpha
Addressing a significant concern in the medical community by providing a pain management system without addictive properties. (17-0)
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