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Tokyo shares sank on Friday, pulling the benchmark 225-issue Nikkei average down to a six-month low following overnight selloffs on Wall Street and in Europe sparked by the spread of the coronavirus. Fears about the economic fallout pushed all industrial categories into negative territory. Steel-makers ...
Toshiba Machine Co. is bracing for "a very tough battle" with controversial activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami on March 27, when shareholders will meet to decide the outcome of one of the nation's highest-profile takeover battles in recent years. President Shigetomo Sakamoto said in an interview ...
The coronavirus outbreak has prompted some of Japan's struggling automakers to order partial plant closures and will likely prolong their troubles with parts procurement in China, forcing them to alter production plans, industry analysts say. The automakers, mired in a sales slump, are already experiencing ...