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Japanese Internet firms offer something new: high returns

TOKYO - Some Japanese Internet companies are getting a boost from foreign investors as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushes for an elusive strength his country's firms are not known for - high returns.

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Japan's Suga: Don't think share decline in April significant 8:43am BST

TOKYO, April 16 - Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday that Japanese share price decline in April has not been significant.

Japanese Internet firms offer something new: high returns 8:29am BST

* PM Abe puts focus on ROE, a tailwind for some internet firms

UPDATE 2-BOJ's Kuroda maintains positive view on economy 8:28am BST

* Govt to cut economic view in report-Nikkei (Adds more Kuroda quotes, poll on BOJ action timing)

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Suzuki joins fuel efficiency race with simplified hybrid system 8:00am BST

TOKYO - Japanese small-car maker Suzuki Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will introduce an affordable, simplified gas-electric hybrid technology in its cars, joining rivals in the race for fuel efficiency.

Suzuki joins fuel efficiency race with simplified hybrid system 7:58am BST

TOKYO, April 16 - Japanese small-car maker Suzuki Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will introduce an affordable, simplified gas-electric hybrid technology in its cars, joining rivals in the race for fuel efficiency.