Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc (6756.T)
27 Feb 2017
* Says it to offer an early-retirement program with a subsidiary to employees, who are above 40 years old
TOKYO, Oct 5 Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a 3-1/2-week closing high on Wednesday on a weaker yen, while Hitachi Ltd jumped after a Nikkei report that it plans to sell Hitachi Koki Co and a portion of Hitachi Kokusai Electric for a total of more than 100 billion yen ($971.44 million).
* Hitachi Ltd seeks to sell Hitachi Koki and a portion of Hitachi Kokusai electric for total of more than 100 bln Yen ($972 MLN) - Nikkei
* Hitachi Kokusai Electric aims to pay out at least 30 pct of its profit to shareholders each year - Nikkei Source text - (http://s.nikkei.com/2dh7ZaZ)