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TOKYO— Global shares were mixed with European shares getting an early boost Thursday, but stocks in Tokyo slipped after talks between Japan's prime minister and visiting President Barack Obama failed to finalize a trade agreement.
TOKYO, April 24- Japanese shares were down slightly on Thursday morning, as investors were reluctant to bid up prices ahead of the looming earnings season and lingering worries over the economic impact of a sales tax hike that kicked in this month.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 13 or. 8 percent, to $16.23. General Motors Co. rose$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $34.38. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 28 or. 8 percent, to $33.93.
TOKYO, April 23- Toyota Motor Corp kept its position as the world's best-selling car maker in the first quarter of 2014, beating rivals Volkswagen AG and General Motors Co after it sold record 2.58 million vehicles globally. Toyota's group sales include figures from minicar maker Daihatsu Motor Co along with truck and bus maker Hino Motors Ltd..
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 06 or. 4 percent, to $16.16. General Motors Co. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.29. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 27 or. 8 percent, to $33.92.
April 23- Johnson Controls Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as higher vehicle production in key markets drove up sales of car seats and other auto parts. Johnson Controls cut its 2014 earnings forecast to adjust for the sale of the electronics business.
Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter, outpacing General Motors and Volkswagen.
*Ukraine tensions keep some investors on edge. TOKYO, April 22- Japanese shares advanced on Tuesday, taking heart from a solid session on Wall Street, but gains were limited below the two-week intraday high marked the previous day on caution over upcoming earnings reports and tensions in Ukraine.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $15.98. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 36 or 1.1 percent, to $33.81. Toyota Motor Corp. rose$. 62 or. 6 percent, to $108.64.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $16.02. General Motors Co. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.01. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 28 or. 8 percent, to $33.89.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 04 or. 3 percent, to $16.04. General Motors Co. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $33.95. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 41 or 1.2 percent, to $33.76.
BEIJING, April 21- Toyota Motor Corp is considering significantly expanding its production capacity in China as is seeks to catch up with global rivals in the world's largest auto market, a senior executive said on Monday.
*Lexus imports cars from Japan for China market. Unlike German peers Audi, Volkswagen AG's luxury division and BMW, Lexus imports all of its vehicles sold in China, from Japan. But high tariffs charged on imported cars make it hard to generate volume and last year, Lexus sold around a seventh of Audi's tally and a fifth of what BMW sold in China.
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TOKYO, April 18- Core consumer prices in Tokyo, a leading indicator of nationwide inflation, probably rose the most in 22 years in April after an increase in Japan's sales tax drove up prices across the board, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.
Asian shares were mixed on Friday in quiet trade with many regional markets shut for the Easter holidays, except for Japan, China and South Korea.
*U.S. economic recovery hopes invite long-money to Japan- trader. *Nikkei poised to post biggest weekly gain in 2 months. TOKYO, April 18- Japan's Nikkei share average advanced on Friday after upbeat U.S. economic data and corporate earnings bolstered investors' risk appetite.
TOKYO, April 18- Japanese companies have weathered the first days of a rise in the country's consumption tax, with sales resilient and pricing power little damaged, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, in an early sign the tax hike will not derail the economy.
FLINT, Mich.— An attorney representing the family of a 77- year-old Flint- area woman killed when her 2005 Toyota Camry slammed into a tree after alleged sudden acceleration confirms that a deal has been reached in a lawsuit against the carmaker.
DETROIT— General Motors says it sold 2.42 million cars and trucks in the first three months of the year, keeping it slightly ahead of Volkswagen in the global sales race. Sales leader Toyota has yet to release first quarter numbers but says it's on the way to selling 10.1 million vehicles this year.