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A celebrity listing crashes Japanese exchange's party

TOKYO On Japan's newest exchange, fame can pay off. That may not be so great for investors though.

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Japan fires up biomass energy, but fuel shortage looms 22 Sep 2017

TOKYO As the sun sets on Japan's solar energy boom, companies and investors are rushing into wood-burning biomass projects to lock in still-high government subsidies.

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Japan's PM Abe considers new corporate tax breaks - sources 22 Sep 2017

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering introducing new tax breaks aimed at encouraging companies to boost wages and accelerate capital expenditure to spur economic growth, government and ruling party sources told Reuters on Friday.

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Japan's PM Abe considers new corporate tax breaks: sources 22 Sep 2017

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering introducing new tax breaks aimed at encouraging companies to boost wages and accelerate capital expenditure to spur economic growth, government and ruling party sources told Reuters on Friday.

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Japan health minister to consider U.S. drug firms' views in pricing overhaul 22 Sep 2017

TOKYO Japan will weigh the concerns of U.S. drug firms in its efforts to complete by year-end a drastic revision of its drug-pricing system, aimed at reining in medical spending and cutting the public burden, the health minister said on Friday.

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Ping An Insurance buying 10 percent stake in Japan drugmaker Tsumura for $244 million 22 Sep 2017

TOKYO Japanese drugmaker Tsumura & Co said on Friday Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd will become its biggest shareholder by acquiring a 10 percent stake for 27.3 billion yen ($243.7 million).