TOKYO - The Innovation Network Corp of Japan, a government-backed fund that has rescued loss-making electronics companies, is open to discussing a possible investment in Sharp Corp if the company seeks help, INCJ's president said on Tuesday.
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TOKYO - A row between Tokyo and Japan's Okinawa over a contentious U.S. air base deepened on Tuesday when Okinawa's governor revoked a work permit for a new site, while the government said it was considering legal action to push ahead.
TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday the fourth-generation Prius hybrid model would have listed mileage of 40 km per liter (94 mpg) in Japan, improving fuel economy by more than a fifth from the current version's 32.6 km/l.
TOKYO - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that the economy is clearly in recovery as corporate profits are at a record high and wages are rising.
* U.S. earnings to determine market directions this week - analysts
TOKYO, Oct 13 - Japanese bank lending rose 2.6 percent in September from a year earlier, the Bank of Japan said on Tuesday.