• Compiled From Bloomberg, Kyodo


NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Wednesday for the rapid completion of a free-trade agreement with India and pledged to help finance a $90 billion freight corridor to spur a doubling of investment in the South Asian nation.

Addressing India’s legislature, Abe said the two nations would set up a research fund for work on a project to connect New Delhi and Bombay, its port and financial center.

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