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Oil rises amid optimism over OPEC supply cuts, hopes on U.S.-China trade

15 Nov 2019

TOKYO Oil prices gained on Friday after OPEC's forecast for oil demand next year fuelled hopes that the producer group and allies will maintain supply cuts when they meet to discuss policy on output next month.

Oil prices gain as market awaits signals on U.S.-China trade talks

12 Nov 2019

TOKYO Oil prices rose on Tuesday, reversing early losses on hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump may signal progress on trade talks with China in a speech later in the day.

Japan's power prices fall to 6-mth lows amid higher temperatures, renewables supplies

07 Nov 2019

TOKYO, Nov 7 Prices for electricity traded on Japan's power exchange for delivery on Thursday fell to six-month, lows as seasonally high temperatures reduced heating demand, amid excess supplies of solar power.

Kyushu Electric shares slump after LNG resale losses force profit revision

01 Nov 2019

TOKYO, Nov 1 Shares in Kyushu Electric Power fell the most since April on Friday after the company said it booked losses from the resale of liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes that forced it to slash its full-year earnings forecast.

Tramp shippers to be most challenged by IMO 2020 rule change: ICS

18 Oct 2019

TOKYO Shipping companies running itinerant merchant vessels known as tramps are concerned about sourcing fuel to comply with one of the biggest ever shake-ups of the industry next year, the head of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said.

Tramp shippers to be most challenged by IMO 2020 rule change -ICS

18 Oct 2019

TOKYO, Oct 18 Shipping companies running itinerant merchant vessels known as tramps are concerned about sourcing fuel to comply with one of the biggest ever shake-ups of the industry next year, the head of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said.

RPT-UPDATE 3-Mitsubishi says Singapore-based oil trader lost $320 mln in unauthorised trades

23 Sep 2019

* Biggest loss in oil market since Sinopec's 2018 loss of $700 mln

Mitsubishi says Singapore-based oil trader lost $320 million in unauthorized trades

20 Sep 2019

TOKYO/SINGAPORE Mitsubishi Corp , Japan's biggest trading house by revenue, said on Friday a trader at its Singapore-based unit has lost $320 million through unauthorized transactions in crude oil derivatives, and the matter has been reported to the police.

Ex-Tepco bosses cleared over Fukushima nuclear disaster

19 Sep 2019

TOKYO A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986. | Video

Trial of Tepco executives over Japan's Fukushima disaster heads to conclusion

17 Sep 2019

TOKYO A Tokyo court will hand down a verdict later this week on whether three Tokyo Electric Power executives are liable for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986.

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