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Nomura, JP Morgan among Japan Post IPO underwriters: government

TOKYO - The Japanese government has selected Nomura Securities and JP Morgan among the 11 underwriters for a planned initial public offering of state-owned Japan Post, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.

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Don Quijote leads Japan tourism push to rake in sales

TOKYO - While Japanese retailers struggle to cope with the burden of a sales tax hike, discount store operator Don Quijote Holdings aims to extend its 25-year run of rising profits by taking a different approach: turning Japan into a tourist mecca.

Lifestyle, 9:37am IST

Don Quijote leads Japan tourism push to rake in sales

TOKYO, Oct 1 - While Japanese retailers struggle to cope with the burden of a sales tax hike, discount store operator Don Quijote Holdings aims to extend its 25-year run of rising profits by taking a different approach: turning Japan into a tourist mecca.

9:06am IST

Japan government spokesman: must carefully monitor yen's movements

TOKYO - A Japanese government spokesman said on Wednesday the country needs to monitor the yen's weakening carefully because of its impact on prices in addition to the positive effect it can have on the economy.

8:23am IST

Japan to slap more restrictions on solar power -paper

TOKYO, Oct 1 - Japan will make more changes to a scheme introduced after the Fukushima crisis to encourage investment in renewable energy by tightening rules on guaranteed payments for larger solar projects, the Yomiuri newspaper reported.

7:26am IST

Japan big manufacturers' sentiment improves slightly in Q3-BOJ tankan

TOKYO, Oct 1 - Japanese big manufacturers' confidence improved slightly in the three months to September, a closely watched central bank survey showed, but service-sector sentiment worsened, adding to evidence that a sales tax hike continues to weigh on the economy.

5:31am IST