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Yen falls on Japan pension fund comments, sterling jumps

LONDON - The yen fell against the dollar and the euro on Wednesday, hit by comments by Japan's finance minister that traders took as a sign of future buying of Tokyo stocks by its state pension fund.

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Japan's Suga: Don't think share decline in April significant

TOKYO, April 16 - Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday that Japanese share price decline in April has not been significant.

Regulatory News, 1:13pm IST

Japanese Internet firms offer something new: high returns

* PM Abe puts focus on ROE, a tailwind for some internet firms

Regulatory News, 12:59pm IST

UPDATE 2-BOJ's Kuroda maintains positive view on economy

* Govt to cut economic view in report-Nikkei (Adds more Kuroda quotes, poll on BOJ action timing)

12:58pm IST

Suzuki joins fuel efficiency race with simplified hybrid system

TOKYO - Japanese small-car maker Suzuki Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will introduce an affordable, simplified gas-electric hybrid technology in its cars, joining rivals in the race for fuel efficiency.

Environment, Environment, 12:30pm IST

Suzuki joins fuel efficiency race with simplified hybrid system

TOKYO, April 16 - Japanese small-car maker Suzuki Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will introduce an affordable, simplified gas-electric hybrid technology in its cars, joining rivals in the race for fuel efficiency.

12:28pm IST