Nissan sets 'hard Brexit' compensation condition for new UK investment

PARIS/LONDON Nissan wants Britain to pledge compensation for any tax barriers resulting from its decision to leave the European Union, or the Japanese automaker could scrap a potential new investment in the country's biggest car plant, its CEO said on Thursday.

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Planned global banking rules not balanced, need changes - EU's Dombrovskis

BRUSSELS A planned reform of global banking rules being discussed by the United States, Europe, Japan and other major economies risks negatively affecting European banks and needs to be changed, the EU financial services commissioner said on Thursday.

Business, Economy, 29 Sep 2016

Takata should file for bankruptcy protection, all five bidders say: sources

TOKYO All five bidders seeking to bail out Japan's beleaguered Takata Corp have presented restructuring plans that require the air bag maker to file for bankruptcy protection, people with knowledge of the process told Reuters.

29 Sep 2016

UPDATE 3-Japan conglomerates seek to merge loss-making nuclear fuel operations -sources

* Japan nuclear industry hobbled by shutdowns after Fukushima

Regulatory News, 29 Sep 2016

China armed forces warn Japan against South China sea patrols

BEIJING Japan is "playing with fire" with plans to step up activity in the contested South China Sea through joint training patrols with the United States, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, warning it would not sit watching from the sidelines.

World, 29 Sep 2016

Fed, BOJ add shine to risk-parity strategy

NEW YORK The Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan's actions last week have given a second wind to an alternative investment strategy that relies on cheap money and low market volatility to produce outsized returns.

29 Sep 2016