* 83% of Japan firms don't let staff work from home -Reuters poll
Feb 18 Coles Group Ltd, Australia's second-biggest grocery chain, posted near-flat half-year earnings on Tuesday as it included a A$20 million cost provision for payments to underpaid salaried employees.
BRASILIA, Feb 17 Brazilian Economic Policy Secretary Adolfo Sachsida said on Monday that a prolonged coronavirus outbreak could affect Latin America's largest economy if commodities prices remain low for a long time.
Feb 18 Australia's second-biggest grocery chain, Coles Group Ltd, posted near-flat half-year earnings on Tuesday, as strong holiday-season sales at its supermarkets were overshadowed by margin pressure at its liquor division.
SAO PAULO, Feb 17 Two plants in Brazil's Paraná state operated by food processor BRF SA have been suspended from exporting poultry to Saudi Arabia, dealing a blow to the company's business activities in an important export market.
No related earnings announcements are currently scheduled within the next 7 days.