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TOKYO, Aug 20- Japan's Nikkei share average rose for an eighth day on Wednesday morning as the yen weakened, but gains were subdued as many investors stuck to the sidelines ahead of the U.S.
WASHINGTON, Aug 19- NGK Spark Plug Co has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $52.1 million criminal fine over its role in a conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for spark plugs and other automotive parts, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.
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Aug 18- Weak demand for alternative fuel vehicles and increasing competition in Europe are hurting Fuel Systems Solutions Inc at a time when its peers are riding a recovery in the U.S. auto industry.
Aug 18- Weak demand for alternative fuel vehicles and increasing competition in Europe are weighing on Fuel Systems Solutions Inc at a time when its peers are riding a recovery in the U.S. auto industry.
TOKYO, Aug 18- Japan's Nikkei was choppy on Monday morning as geopolitical tensions checked risk appetite, but Chugai Pharmaceutical jumped on a media report that Roche Holding AG's may be close to sealing a deal to gain full ownership of the Japanese drugmaker.
MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, Aug 11- Strong sales of luxury Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles helped India's Tata Motors triple its first-quarter net profit, more than making up for a drop in domestic sales.
TOKYO, Aug 11- Japanese stocks bounced strongly on Monday morning, recouping some of their steep losses suffered on Friday after Wall Street rallied on easing tensions in Ukraine, and exporters rose as the yen stepped back from last week's sharp gains.
TOKYO, Aug 7- Auto parts maker Takata Corp said it expects a record net loss of 24 billion yen in the year to March 2015, hit by one of the biggest series of recalls in automotive history due to potentially explosive air bag inflators.
*Wall Street drop, Ukraine tensions curb risk appetites.
Asian equities declined on Tuesday following disappointing economic data from China while central bank meetings in India and Australia were in focus.
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Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Wednesday ahead of key risk events in the United States.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Investors are paying close attention to this reporting season which will give insights into how profitability is holding up following the tax hike.
Japan will be the market to watch this week on the back of key data and as earnings season in the world's third-largest economy kicks into full gear.
Toyota is betting that drivers will embrace hydrogen fuel cells, a technology that runs on the energy created by an electrochemical reaction.
Asian stocks started the week with gains on Monday as fears about Portugal's banking sector receded and as attention turned to corporate earnings.
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A California district attorney announced a lawsuit accusing GM of threatening public safety by hiding defects that led to massive recalls.