Nikkei slips ahead of economic data, shortened U.S. trading week

* Honda drops on under-reporting of accidents * Aluminium-related stocks up on Toyota report By Thomas Wilson TOKYO, Nov 26 - Japanese stocks ticked down on Wednesday as anxiety about key economic data due on Friday plus a holiday-shortened U.S. trading week dampened investor risk appetites, while Honda Motor Co Ltd dropped after under-reporting accidents. The Nikkei benchmark slipped 0.2 percent to 17,369.58 by 0144 GMT. "Domestic institutions and foreigner

UPDATE 1-Samsung Group sells shares in chemical, defence arms for $1.7 bln

* Samsung to sell stakes in 4 group firms for 1.9 trln won

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British Columbia approves Petronas LNG project, two gas pipelines

VANCOUVER, Nov 25 - British Columbia has approved a liquefied natural gas export terminal being developed by Malaysia's Petronas, along with two pipelines to service the province's fledging LNG industry, the province's Ministry of Environment said on Tuesday.

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Samsung Group says to sell 4 units to Hanwha Group for $1.7 bln

SEOUL, Nov 26 - Samsung Group said on Wednesday it is selling stakes in defence firm Samsung Techwin Co Ltd and three other units for 1.9 trillion won ($1.72 billion) to Hanwha Group units.

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New Zealand's Orion Health debuts at strong premium

WELLINGTON, Nov 26 - New Zealand healthcare software developer Orion Health Group Ltd traded as much as 19 percent above its issue price on debut on Wednesday after raising NZ$120 million ($94 million) in new capital through a share sale.

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ARM Holdings PLC 900.00p +0.39%
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