Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp (5401.T)
* Nippon Steel FY17/18 profit up 71 pct, JFE profit jumps 155 pct
TOKYO, April 26 Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp, Japan's biggest steelmaker, aims to boost crude steel output by 3 to 6 percent in the year through March 2019 from the previous year, when system trouble and typhoons caused slow production, its executive said on Thursday.
* SAYS SIGNS SHARE PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH NIPPON STEEL AND SUMIMOTO METAL CORP
SAO PAULO, April 10 Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA said on Tuesday that the company's controlling shareholders have signed a new agreement, reflecting a rapprochement between Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp and Ternium SA.