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  • *March core orders +1.4 pct m/m vs forecast +2.1 pct. *GDP due at 2350 GMT May 17. TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders fell short of expectations in March from the previous month and companies forecast a decline in investment over April-June, underscoring the fragile nature of the country's export-driven economic recovery.

  • *GDP due at 2350 GMT May 17. TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders fell short of expectations in March from the previous month and companies forecast a decline in investment over April-June, casting doubt on whether recent signs of economic recovery will be sustainable. President Donald Trump's protectionist policies on export-reliant Japan, and may...

  • *March core orders +1.4 pct m/m vs forecast +2.1 pct. TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders rose less than expected in March from the previous month, casting doubt over whether recent signs of economic recovery will be sustainable. President Donald Trump's protectionist policies on export-reliant Japan, and may delay capital spending in the coming...

  • TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders rose 1.4 percent in March from the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as a good indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, undershot the median estimate of a 2.1 percent rise expected by economists in a Reuters poll.

  • MONTERREY, Mexico, May 6- Engineers from across Mexico streamed into a cramped hotel lobby in the industrial city of Monterrey for a chance of a job with the U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc, which is looking south of the border for talent in short supply at home. Mexico boasts a substantial pool of experienced manufacturing engineers, with 19 automotive...

  • MILAN, May 4- Italian banks and asset managers are rushing to tap a 10 billion-euro wave of money expected to flow into small- and mid-caps, as clients seek tax breaks on investments in a government-sponsored plan, potentially creating a bubble. Final details are still missing but that has not stopped a rush that has sent indexes tracking Italy's small-caps to...

  • DETROIT, May 3- Automotive supplier Delphi Automotive Plc on Wednesday said it plans to spin off operations tied to internal combustion engines and focus on technology for electrically powered and self-driving vehicles, boosting its share price and highlighting the challenges for legacy auto industry players. Vehicles driven by humans and powered with...

  • NEW YORK, April 27- Private equity firm KKR& Co LP posted better-than-expected earnings on Thursday as a jump in income on the back of higher investment returns lifted the bottom line. New York- based KKR said it had earned economic net income of $549.9 million after taxes in the first quarter, compared to a loss of $553 million a year ago. Indeed, KKR said its...

  • TOKYO, April 12- Japan's core machinery orders rose 1.5 percent in February from the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday, underscoring a gradual pick-up in capital expenditure. The rise in the core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, was below the 2.7 percent gain...

  • As President Trump faces pressure to deliver on his promise to revive manufacturing in the northern "rust belt" states that put him in the White House, his biggest challenge may not be Mexico or China, but the southern U.S. states that form the other pillar of his political base. States like Alabama have built a presence in the global supply chain in direct...

  • As President Trump faces pressure to deliver on his promise to revive manufacturing in the northern "rust belt" states that put him in the White House, his biggest challenge may not be Mexico or China, but the southern U.S. states that form the other pillar of his political base. States like Alabama have built a presence in the global supply chain in direct...

  • The logo of Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta adorns it's plant in Muenchwilen, Switzerland.

    U.S. regulators have given tentative approval to a Chinese conglomerate's proposed $43 billion acquisition of Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta.

  • Midcap Partners' analyst Gilbert Ferrand, who has a "neutral" rating on the stock, said the company's guidance for a drop in revenue this year had taken some analysts by surprise. Chief Executive Yannick Assouad told Reuters by telephone that the decrease in business would be felt in the companys aerostructures segment in the second half of 2017 due to decreasing...

  • March 27- French aerospace equipment maker Latecoere expects recurring operating profits to grow in 2017, as restructuring measures offset an overall decrease in its business. The company said on Monday that it expected business to decline by around six percent in 2017, but nevertheless predicted a slight increase in recurring operating profits.

  • SEATTLE, March 24- A U.S. tax overhaul proposed by Republican leaders in Congress would deepen divisions between big manufacturers like Boeing Co and the thousands of smaller companies that supply them, according to suppliers and tax and trade experts. Aerospace components often zigzag through multiple countries and companies before reaching Boeing's...

  • *BOJ seen keeping policy steady at two-day meeting, March 15-16. TOKYO, March 13- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell in January from the previous month and dipped the most in five months, adding to worries about whether recent signs of economic recovery will be sustainable. I am somewhat worried, but machinery orders are volatile so it's necessary to...

  • *BOJ seen keeping policy steady at two-day meeting, March 15-16. TOKYO, March 13- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell in January from the previous month and dipped the most in five months, adding to worries about whether recent signs of economic recovery will be sustainable. I am somewhat worried, but machinery orders are volatile so it's necessary to...

  • *Jan core orders -3.2 pct m/m vs forecast +0.5 pct. *BOJ seen keeping policy steady at two-day meeting, March 15-16. TOKYO, March 13- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell in January from the previous month, highlighting that the country's economic recovery remains fragile.

  • TOKYO, March 13- Japan's core machinery orders fell 3.2 percent in January from the previous month, government data showed on Monday. The fall in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital expenditure in the coming six to nine months, compared with economists' median estimate of a 0.5 percent increase. Compared with a year...

  • *Brexit reshaping Britain's housebuilding industry. March 9- The prospect of Brexit choking off the supply of EU workers is reshaping Britain's homebuilding industry, with big companies increasingly looking to factory-manufacture houses in sections that can be slotted together on-site with minimal labor. Many of Britain's leading housebuilders,...