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Japanese firms buying back shares at a record pace

Business / Corporate Feb 17, 2019

Japanese firms buying back shares at a record pace

Publicly traded firms' purchases of their own shares are expected to hit a record in fiscal 2018, which ends next month, as they are increasingly focusing on the interests of shareholders. Planned share buybacks for fiscal 2018 as of Sunday came to ¥6.7 trillion, about ...

Panasonic to release high-end mirrorless cameras in March

Business / Corporate Feb 15, 2019

Panasonic to release high-end mirrorless cameras in March

Panasonic Corp. said Thursday that it will release its first high-end mirrorless cameras, equipped with a large image sensor, on March 23. The high-end mirrorless camera market in Japan had been dominated by Sony Corp., which launched such products in 2013 ahead of its rivals, ...

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