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JGBs slip on weak liquidity-enhancing sale, firmer Nikkei

TOKYO, Dec 6 Japanese government bond prices slipped on Tuesday, with the benchmark yield climbing to a 10-month high, as a weak liquidity-enhancing auction and firmer Nikkei weighed on the market.

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Japan govt to issue additional deficit-covering bonds around $17 billion for FY2016 -govt sources 1:13am GMT

TOKYO, Dec 6 Japan is considering issuing additional deficit-covering bonds worth around 1.9 trillion yen ($17 billion) to offset an expected tax revenue shortfall in the current fiscal year to March, government sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

Japan's CO2 emissions drop 3 pct to 5-year low in FY2015 1:08am GMT

TOKYO, Dec 6 Japan's greenhouse gas emissions fell 3 percent to a five-year low in the financial year through March due to lower power demand, growing renewable energy and the restart of nuclear power plants, government figures showed on Tuesday.

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Panasonic may buy ZKW to accelerate push into auto electronics: source 05 Dec 2016

TOKYO/VIENNA Japan's Panasonic Corp may buy European automotive light maker ZKW Group, accelerating its push into the automotive electronics market, a person familiar with the matter said.

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Panasonic may buy ZKW to accelerate push into auto electronics-source 05 Dec 2016

TOKYO/VIENNA Japan's Panasonic Corp may buy European automotive light maker ZKW Group, accelerating its push into the automotive electronics market, a person familiar with the matter said.

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Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor 05 Dec 2016

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor this month with U.S. President Barack Obama, becoming his country's first leader to travel to the site of the Japanese attack 75 years ago that drew the United States into World War Two.