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Nov 30, 2016

Kellogg's pulls ads from Breitbart site, cites 'values' conflict

Kellogg’s has announced that it will no longer advertise on Breitbart.com, the website formerly run by one of President-elect Donald Trump’s top aides, Steve Bannon. The food manufacturer decided to discontinue advertising on the site as soon as it was alerted by consumers to ...

Nov 29, 2016

Domestic output for eight Japan carmakers fell 3.2% in October

The combined domestic output of eight major Japanese automakers fell 3.2 percent in October from a year earlier to 743,086 vehicles for the first decline in three months, according to data from major automakers. Six of the eight carmakers reported declines, with Mitsubishi Motors ...

| Nov 29, 2016

Dollar closes at ¥112.31 in Tokyo

The dollar was higher around ¥112.30 in Tokyo trading late Tuesday, lifted by buying from European investors. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥112.31-31, up from ¥119.96-97 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.0603-0604, down from $1.0654-0654, and at ¥119.09-10, ...

Nov 29, 2016

Household spending continues to tumble

The nation’s household spending fell for the eighth straight month and the jobless rate remained flat in October, posing persistent challenges for the government’s efforts to spur growth momentum in the economy, government data showed Tuesday. Household spending, a key indicator of private consumption, ...

Pakistan says Japan traders among those eyeing LNG tender

Nov 29, 2016

Pakistan says Japan traders among those eyeing LNG tender

Pakistan says Japan’s biggest trading houses are among almost two dozen companies eyeing its liquefied natural gas purchase tender that it says is the largest on record. Mitsubishi Corp., Mitsui & Co. and Marubeni Corp., have expressed interest in the LNG order, which was ...

Nov 29, 2016

Export gains to help Japan reach 1% GDP growth in 2017, says OECD

Japan’s economy will grow 1 percent next year before slowing to a 0.8 percent expansion in 2018, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said in its latest global economic outlook. A rebound in international trade will help drive Japan’s export growth higher over ...