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Nokia sees growth opportunities in networks market

BARCELONA Nokia sees demand for higher speed 4G network equipment starting to recover this year, led by Japan, the company's chief executive Rajeev Suri said on Sunday as he announced a series of contracts with telecom operators.

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Rugby-Hurricanes run in 13 tries to humiliate Sunwolves in Tokyo 25 Feb 2017

TOKYO, Feb 25 Ardie Savea, Vince Aso and Michael Fatialofa all scored two tries each as the Wellington Hurricanes opened their Super Rugby title defence by humiliating Japan's Sunwolves in a record 83-17 victory on Saturday.

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Dollar falls vs yen on U.S. policy doubts 24 Feb 2017

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar fell to a more than two-week low against the Japanese yen on Friday as investors doubted the likelihood of swift tax reform and a quick spending boost from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration.

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Dollar falls vs yen on U.S. policy doubts 24 Feb 2017

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar fell to a more than two-week low against the Japanese yen on Friday as investors doubted the likelihood of swift tax reform and a quick spending boost from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration.

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Orix sees Brazil relying more on capital markets for infrastructure 24 Feb 2017

SAO PAULO Increasing caution among state lenders should create room for capital markets instruments to help finance infrastructure projects in Brazil, providing Japanese financial services firm Orix Corp a platform to grow more rapidly in the country after a recent acquisition, a senior executive said in an interview.

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In Japan, 'Rocky' and 'Premium Friday' join fight against overtime 24 Feb 2017

TOKYO From the "Rocky" theme to cash handouts and early "Premium Friday" finishes, a small but growing number of companies in workaholic Japan are getting creative with the ways they're getting employees out the door early. | Video

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