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Denso says seeing slower growth in Thailand, India, South America

NAGOYA, Japan, July 31 - Japanese auto parts maker Denso is seeing slower growth in some emerging markets like Thailand, where auto demand has been declining for over a year, as well as India and South America, an executive said on Thursday.

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Alibaba, Softbank in talks to invest in Line: South Korean newspaper 12:28am BST

SEOUL - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd [IPO-BABA.N] and SoftBank Corp are in talks to invest in or enter a partnership with Japan-based messenger app Line Corp, South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported.

Japan to cut corp tax rate by 2 pct from next fiscal year - paper 12:22am BST

TOKYO, July 31 - Japan's government will lower the corporate tax rate by 2 percentage points from next fiscal year as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to encourage domestic business investment, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Thursday.

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As Abenomics halo slips, Tokyo IPO investors press for value 30 Jul 2014

TOKYO - At the New York Stock Exchange last September, buoyed by high hopes for Japan's economic revival, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged Wall Street to "Buy my Abenomics!" Amid sagging growth and Tokyo listing flops, investors are now looking for a discount.

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As Abenomics halo slips, Tokyo IPO investors press for value 30 Jul 2014

TOKYO - At the New York Stock Exchange last September, buoyed by high hopes for Japan's economic revival, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged Wall Street to "Buy my Abenomics!" Amid sagging growth and Tokyo listing flops, investors are now looking for a discount.

RPT-Japan flirts with recession after output, exports drop 30 Jul 2014

* BOJ may face pressure to ease, further tax hike complicated