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Honda Motor quarterly net profit surges


July 31st, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 31 (IANS) Automaker Honda's profit in the second quarter this year surged to 131.72 billion yen ($1.7 billion) on brisk car sales in major global markets.For the April-June ... Read more...

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Japan ups growth rate


June 8th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 8 (IANS) Japan Friday raised its economic growth to 4.7 percent for the January-March quarter from the previous 4.1 percent.The real GDP figure for the period is equivalent ... Read more...

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World Bank sees slower growth in East Asia


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) The economic growth of East Asia remains robust but is losing steam, and the region should shift further from relying on exports to spurring domestic consumption, ... Read more...

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Japan’s fiscal-year current account surplus falls


May 10th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 10 (IANS) Japan's current account surplus in fiscal 2011 ending in March plunged 52.6 percent on year to mark the sharpest fall since comparable data was collected in ... Read more...

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Japan records biggest fiscal year trade deficit (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
oTokyo, April 19 (IANS) Japan's trade deficit in the past fiscal year ending in March stood at 4.41 trillion yen (about 54 billion), marking the worst ever reading for the ... Read more...

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Mazda plans $1.25 bn capital increase


February 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 21 (IANS) Mazda Motor Corp. is mulling an increase of its capital amounting to 100 billion yen (about $1.25 billion) by issuing new shares in an attempt to ... Read more...

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Japan’s economy contracts


February 13th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 13 (IANS) Japan's economy contracted an annualized 2.3 percent in the three months starting in October, marking the first fall in two quarters, the government said Monday.The figure ... Read more...

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Japan’s Panasonic projects wider loss for current fiscal


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 3 (IANS) Japan's Panasonic said in its financial results Friday that it expected to see its worst-ever net loss of 780 billion yen (about $10.23 billion) for the ... Read more...

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Honda Japan’s nine-month net profit plummets 71 percent


January 31st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 31 (IANS) Japan's Honda Motor Co. said Tuesday its net profit from April to December plunged 71.4 percent from the previous year to about 139.89 billion yen ($1.84 ... Read more...

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Japan’s central bank holds key rate steady


December 21st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bank of Japan (BOJ) Wednesday left its key short-term interest rate unchanged at virtually zero and maintained the size of its asset purchasing programme as ... Read more...

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Report: Thai floods to downgrade country’s economic growth by 1.2 percent


November 26th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The devastating rainfall and subsequent flooding in Thailand this year is expected to decrease the country's economic growth to 2.4 percent, the Bangkok Post reported on Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Japan’s exports fell in October


November 21st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 21 (IANS) Japan's exports fell 3.7 percent in October from a year earlier, marking the first decline in three months, the finance ministry said in a preliminary report ... Read more...

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