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UPDATE 1-Regulator begins on-site inspection at Tokyo bourse after outage debacle -Nikkei

Japan's financial regulator has entered the Tokyo Stock Exchange to conduct an on-site inspection of the bourse to investigate the causes behind a full-day trading halt earlier this month, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday.

Japan's consumer prices continue to slide on deflationary pressure from COVID-19

福利网站Japan's core consumer prices slipped for the second consecutive month in September, a sign that a coronavirus-induced demand downturn is piling deflationary pressure on the world's third-largest economy already blighted by recession.

UPDATE 2-Japan's consumer prices continue to slide on deflationary pressure from COVID-19

* BOJ seen trimming growth, price f'casts next week - sources (Adds analyst quotes, details on factors weighing on CPI)

Japan's unorthodox household goods champion rides a pandemic boom

福利网站Iris Ohyama, whose goods are ubiquitous in Japanese homes, has relied on its usual offbeat methods during the COVID-19 pandemic and U.S.-China trade tensions to ride the teleworking wave and bring production back from China.

Regulator begins on-site inspection at Tokyo bourse after outage debacle -Nikkei

福利网站Japan's financial regulator has entered the Tokyo Stock Exchange to conduct an on-site inspection of the bourse to investigate the causes behind a full-day trading halt earlier this month, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday.

Japan's unorthodox household goods champion rides a pandemic boom

福利网站Iris Ohyama, whose goods are ubiquitous in Japanese homes, has relied on its usual offbeat methods during the COVID-19 pandemic and U.S.-China trade tensions to ride the teleworking wave and bring production back from China.

Japan's Oct manufacturing activity falls amid global COVID-19 resurgence

Japan's factory activity extended declines in October, a private sector survey showed on Friday, highlighting the impact a resurgence in global coronavirus infections has had on the world's third-largest economy.

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy to freeze development of SpaceJet regional jet: sources

福利网站Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will freeze development of its SpaceJet regional jet as the COVID-19 pandemic squeezes finances and erodes prospects for Japan's first passenger aircraft in half a century, two sources said.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to freeze Spacejet development -source

福利网站Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries plans to freeze development of its Spacejet regional jet as the coronavirus pandemic erodes its finances and the wider aerospace industry, a person with knowledge of the decision told Reuters.

Tougher emissions target could spur Japan refiners' shift to clean energy

Japanese oil refiners may accelerate efforts to make cleaner fuels such as hydrogen if the government sets a more ambitious goal to achieve zero emissions by 2050, the head of the Petroleum Association of Japan (PAJ) said on Thursday.

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