Monday, September 30, 2013
Japan's key Nikkei average tumbled over 300 points in early trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday (29 September 2013), battered by the Dollar's weakening to the 97 Yen level, and by concerns among market players over the possible shutdown of some U.S. government institutions from this week. At 9:09 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei stood at 14,460.24, down 299.83 points, or about 2%, from Friday. More than 80% of issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange were trading lower.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced that OOO Sollers-Bussan (Sollers-Bussan), a Russia-based vehicle-assembly company, has begun assembly of the Toyota-brand "Land Cruiser Prado" SUV at its plant in Vladivostok, Russia. Initial production capacity is approximately 1,000 vehicles a month.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japanese households spent more on bread than on rice for the first time ever last year, reflecting a change in Japanese eating habits, Government data showed.
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