TOKYO - Japan's financial regulator urged the country's biggest banks to reduce their cross-shareholdings, warning that their heavy exposure to the equity markets poses risks to their capital.
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TOKYO, July 3 - Japanese government bond prices firmed on Friday, tracking firmer Treasuries after a disappointing U.S. employment report raised doubts about whether U.S. interest rates would rise this year.
TOKYO - The United States will be left as sick as a parrot after Sunday's Women's World Cup final against Japan, according to the latest football psychic from the animal kingdom.
TOKYO - Japan's leading indicator of capital spending probably fell in May for the first time in three months, but analysts believe the decline will be temporary and firms' business investment will remain solid, buoyed by strong earnings, a Reuters poll showed.
TOKYO, July 3 - The United States will be left as sick as a parrot after Sunday's Women's World Cup final against Japan, according to the latest soccer psychic from the animal kingdom.
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