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Hideyuki Sano

Nippon Life to double foreign real estate, infrastructure investment by 2021

11:32am GMT

TOKYO Nippon Life Insurance Co [NPNLI.UL], Japan's largest private life insurer, plans to double its investment in foreign real estate and infrastructure by early next year, its top investment official told Reuters on Tuesday.

Nikkei hits 3-week closing low as selling widens amid virus fears

7:51am GMT

TOKYO, Jan 28 Japanese shares slipped on Tuesday, with the Nikkei hitting a three-week closing low, as the new coronavirus spread in China and beyond, prompting authorities to take more drastic measures to contain its outbreak.

Nikkei drops, tourism shares hit by growing China virus concerns

27 Jan 2020

* Suspicions of accounting problems hit Net One System, Aruhi

FOREX-Euro near 7-week low after ECB; China virus worries linger

24 Jan 2020

* Aussie, yuan under pressure on China pandemic fears, yen firm

FOREX-Euro near 7-week low after ECB; virus fears support yen

24 Jan 2020

TOKYO, Jan 24 The euro hovered near a seven-week low against the dollar on Friday after the European Central Bank was seen as more dovish than expected, while anxiety over China's coronavirus outbreak propped up the safe-haven yen.

FOREX-Yuan, Australian dollar struggle to wipe off coronavirus concerns

22 Jan 2020

* Yuan, Aussie under pressure as investors assess health threat

CORRECTED-FOREX-Yen supported, yuan frail on coronavirus concerns

22 Jan 2020

* Yuan, Aussie under pressure as investors assess health threat

Nikkei slumps on China virus fears; airlines slide, mask makers rally

21 Jan 2020

TOKYO, Jan 21 Japanese shares dropped on Tuesday, as investors were gripped by fears that an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China could potentially disrupt an improving economic backdrop following a U.S.-China trade deal.

Nikkei edges down; China virus fears hit airlines

21 Jan 2020

TOKYO, Jan 21 Japanese shares dropped on Tuesday, with airlines leading the decline as an outbreak of a new coronavirus has spread to more Chinese cities, stoking fears of a wider epidemic that could hamper the economic activity in the region.

Nikkei inches up to 15-month high, take-over bids energise constructors

20 Jan 2020

TOKYO, Jan 20 Japanese shares edged higher to 15-month highs on Monday on strong U.S. housing data and investor optimism after last week's U.S.-China trade deal, with take-over bids boosting some in the construction and machine sector.

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