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Shell's top LNG trader moves to Japan's JERA - sources

LONDON The trading arm of Japan's JERA, the world's biggest buyer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has hired Sarah Behbehani, the former head of short-term LNG trading at Royal Dutch Shell, two LNG industry sources said.

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Japan exports to U.S. fall, business mood sours amid fears of trade war

TOKYO Japan's exports to the United States fell for the first time in 17 months and Japanese business sentiment soured amid worries about U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist trade policies.

3:05pm IST

Japan cuts view on business mood, warns of trade fight damage on growth

TOKYO Japan downgraded its assessment of business sentiment and warned that global trade tensions could cloud the economy's recovery prospects, a sign that policymakers are increasingly worried about damage the U.S.-China trade dispute could inflict on growth.

3:04pm IST

SoftBank's Son says Japan is 'stupid' to disallow ride-sharing

TOKYO SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son blasted Japan on Thursday for not allowing ride-sharing services, calling it "stupid" and saying the country was lagging overseas rivals in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI).

2:58pm IST

WRAPUP 2-Japan exports to U.S. fall, business mood sours amid fears of trade war

* Exports to U.S. -0.9 pct yr/yr in June, first decline in 17 mths

2:55pm IST

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son says Japan is 'stupid' to disallow ride-sharing

TOKYO SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son blasted Japan on Thursday for not allowing ride-sharing services, calling it "stupid" and saying the country was lagging overseas rivals in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI).

Business, Tech, Top News, 2:53pm IST