Jan 4 Pia Corp :
* Says it repurchased 13,700 shares for 36,696,100 yen in total from Dec. 1, 2016 to Dec. 31, 2016
* Says this was part of the share repurchase plan announced on May 10, 2016
* Says it repurchased 99,500 shares for 231,582,800 yen in total as of Dec. 31, 2016
Source text in Japanese: goo.gl/oXxLNo
Further company Coverage: (Beijing Headline News)
UPDATE 3-Bastos resigns as head of Brazil's BNDES as scandal heightens pressure
RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, May 26 Maria Silvia Bastos resigned on Friday as head of Brazil's development bank BNDES amid a political crisis that had increased pressure against her by credit-starved business leaders.