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Magnitude 6.8 quake hits central Japan; no tsunami warning

TOKYO - An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.8 jolted central Japan on Saturday evening, temporarily trapping 21 people when their homes collapsed and leaving 13 people injured, police and public broadcaster NHK said.

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Magnitude 6.8 quake hits central Japan; no tsunami warning 22 Nov 2014

TOKYO - An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.8 jolted central Japan on Saturday evening, temporarily trapping 21 people when their homes collapsed and leaving 13 people injured, police and public broadcaster NHK said.

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Boeing welcomes Japan decision to buy V-22s 22 Nov 2014

WASHINGTON - Boeing Co on Friday welcomed a decision by Japan to buy V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft that it builds together with Bell Helicopter, a unit of Textron Inc .

Boeing welcomes Japan decision to buy V-22s 22 Nov 2014

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 - Boeing Co on Friday welcomed a decision by Japan to buy V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft that it builds together with Bell Helicopter, a unit of Textron Inc.

Japanese stock funds worldwide attract $1.2 billion inflows - Bank of America 21 Nov 2014

NEW YORK - Investors worldwide poured $1.2 billion (0.76 billion pounds) into Japanese stock funds in the week ended Nov. 19 on the Bank of Japan's increased stimulus and a delay to the country's planned sales tax hike, data from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report showed on Friday.

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Goldman Sachs raises dollar/yen forecast to 130 by end-2015 21 Nov 2014

LONDON - Goldman Sachs has raised its forecast for the dollar/yen currency pair at the end of 2015 by 10 yen to 130, the investment bank said on Friday, in a week that has seen Japan slip into recession and a snap election called.