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“Akita Komachi” Trading Starts on Osaka Rice Futures Market

October 22, 2018

Osaka- The Osaka Dojima Commodity Exchange on Monday launched futures trading of the “Akita Komachi” variety of rice grown in the northeastern prefecture of Akita, in the hope of stimulating the rice futures market on the exchange. This marked the

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MUFG Bank Pres. Cancels Saudi Visit

October 22, 2018

Tokyo- MUFG Bank President Kanetsugu Mike has canceled his planned visit to Saudi Arabia, where he was to attend events including the Future Investment Initiative conference, bank officials said Sunday. Mike is the first Japanese corporate leader whose decision to

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NEC, Samsung to Join Hands to Develop 5G Stations

October 22, 2018

Tokyo- NEC Corp. will join hands with Samsung Electronics Co. to develop and sell base stations for fifth-generation, or 5G, mobile communications services, it was learned Sunday. In the United States, 5G services have partially started, while in Japan, carriers

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Peso surges to P53.70 vs US dollar

October 19, 2018

The peso surged to a 24-centavo gain against the US dollar on Friday, and the main share index finished slightly higher. The peso closed at P53.70 from P53.94 on Thursday. Volume was a hefty $905.02 million from $729.25 million. The

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Overall BOP position posts $2.7 billion deficit in September

October 19, 2018

The overall balance of payments (BOP) position posted a deficit of $2.7 billion in September, a reversal of the $24 million surplus recorded in the same period, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Friday. Outflows stemmed mainly from foreign exchange

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Japanet Takata Accused of Dual Pricing

October 19, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency on Thursday accused Japanet Takata Co. of employing dual pricing, ordering the major television shopping firm to take steps to prevent any recurrence of the inappropriate practice. The practice affected one TV and four air

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BOJ Downgrades Economic Views on Hokkaido, Chugoku Regions

October 18, 2018

Tokyo- The Bank of Japan on Thursday revised down its economic views on the Hokkaido and Chugoku regions, following the recent earthquake in the northernmost prefecture and heavy rains in western Japan. In the latest version of its quarterly Regional

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Nomura, Others to Work Together on Financial Gerontology

October 18, 2018

Tokyo- Nomura Holdings Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corp. and Keio University said Thursday that they will work together to raise public awareness about financial gerontology. The three Japanese entities said they will jointly establish an organization called Japan

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