Nov 17, 2015

Stronger TPP support hammered out for beef, pork farmers

In a set of measures to cut the impact of trade liberalization under the planned Trans-Pacific Partnership accord, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party has included stronger support for loss-making beef and pork farmers, according to party officials. The draft measures to shore up the ...

Nov 17, 2015

Cessna targets 2019 takeoff for Seattle-Tokyo biz jet Hemisphere

Textron Inc.’s Cessna, started by a Kansas farmer who built his own plane in 1911, plans to offer a private jet with Seattle-to-Tokyo range to help the company lure buyers seeking bigger business aircraft. Large-cabin corporate planes have led an industry recovery as executives ...

| Nov 16, 2015

Selling pushes Tokyo stocks down

Stocks lost further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, pressured by stepped-up selling from risk-averse investors. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 203.22 points, or 1.04 percent, to end at 19,393.69. On Friday, the key market gauge lost 100.86 points. The Topix index ...