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Line's IPO price range indicates strong demand, values firm at up to $6.6 billion

TOKYO Japan's Line Corp on Tuesday set a price range for a Tokyo share sale that could value the messaging app operator at up to $6.57 billion, indicating strong demand for a firm that pitched itself as a stable investment rather than quick-growing startup.

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Japan eyes help for small business in stimulus plan after Brexit

TOKYO Japan is likely to include assistance for small businesses in an economic stimulus package it will compile after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union, Economy Minister Nobuteru Ishihara said on Tuesday.

2:16pm IST

Japan eyes help for small business in stimulus plan after Brexit

TOKYO Japan is likely to include assistance for small businesses in an economic stimulus package it will compile after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union, Economy Minister Nobuteru Ishihara said on Tuesday.

Business, 2:11pm IST

UPDATE 2-Japan eyes help for small business in stimulus plan after Brexit

* Economy Minister Ishihara does not comment on size of stimulus (Adds comments from govt adviser)

Regulatory News 2:08pm IST

Japan should not give up right to intervene if yen rises sharply

TOKYO Japan should not give up the right to intervene in currency markets if the yen sharply rises as it will threaten the nation's economy, a key economic adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday, after Britain's vote to exit the European Union caused market turmoil.

1:45pm IST

BRIEF-Japan Lifeline to merge wholly owned unit JUNKEN MEDICAL Co Ltd

* Says it will merge a wholly owned unit JUNKEN MEDICAL Co Ltd on Jan. 1, 2017

12:37pm IST