April 28- The following table lays out forecasts for the cost of electricity generation in Japan in 2030, broken down by fuel type, outlined on Monday by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Japan is still trying to work out its basic electricity mix four years after the meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant threw the country's energy policy...» Read More
Treasury debt prices rose on Thursday, as investors sought the safety of government bonds amid concerns about global growth following weak manufacturing data from China and Europe. But pessimistic data out of Europe and China outweighed the impact of sturdy U.S. data. "This one snapshot of inflation doesn't undo all the potential headwinds in China, Japan, and...
TAKATA SENIOR VP SAYS COMPANY IS "CONFIDENT" THE AIR BAGS IT IS MAKING TODAY, INCLUDING REPLACEMENT KITS, ARE SAFE.
TAKATA SENIOR VP SAYS COMPANY BELIEVES IT WILL BE ABLE TO MEET DEMAND CURRENTLY EXPECTED FROM AUTOMAKERS FOR THESE REPLACEMENT INFLATORS.
The rouble was also supported by a firming oil price, with Brent crude gaining to $78.8 per barrel as markets weighed the possibility of OPEC cutting production at a key meeting on Nov. 27. "If OPEC takes a decision to reduce volumes this will have a notable impact on the rouble, but for the time being it will probably trade sideways," Grand Capital analyst Sergei...
TAKATA SENIOR VP SAYS COMPANY IS CURRENTLY MAKING MORE THAN 300,000 REPLACEMENT INFLATOR KITS PER MONTH AND WILL BE INCERASING PRODUCTION LEVELS BEGINNING IN JANUARY.
TAKATA SENIOR VP SAYS IT IS "IMPERATIVE" THAT OWNERS OF AFFECTED VEHICLES IN HIGH HUMIDITY REGIONS RESPOND TO RECALL NOTICES AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
TAKATA SENIOR VP SAYS TESTS HAVE RESULTED IN INFLATOR FAILURES IN HIGH HUMIDITY AREAS.
TAKATA SENIOR VP SAYS COMPANY "STRONGLY AGREES" WITH NHTSA POSITION O NOV 9 THAT OCUS ON ONGOING FIELD ACTIONS AND RECALLS SHOULD BE ON HIGH HUMIDITY AREAS.
TAKATA SENIOR VP SAYS SO FAR TESTING HAS SHOWN NO RUPTURES OF INFLATORS FROM VEHICLES OUTSIDE HIGH HUMIDITY AREAS.
TAKATA SENIOR VP SAYS COMPANY IS SHARING ST RESULTS WITH NHTSA AND THE AUTOMAKERS AFFECTED.
TAKATA SENIOR VP SAYS IN PAST SEVERAL MONTHS COMPANY HAS TESTED AND ANALYZED THOUSANDS OF RETURNED INFLATORS BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE HIGH HUMIDITY AREAS.
TAKATA SENIOR VP SAYS COMPANY'S "BEST CURRENT JUDGMENT" IS THAT THE ROOT CAUSES OF THE INFLATOR RUPTURES LIKELY INVOLVE COMBINATION OF AGE OF PART, PERSISTENT EXPOSURE OVER TIME TO HIGH HUMIDITY AND POTENTIAL PRODUCTION ISSUES.
TAKATA CORP SENIOR VP HIROSHI SHIMIZU IN PREPARED TESTIMY FOR SENATE HEARING SAYS COMPANY "COMMITTED TO BEING FULL TRANSPARENT WITH REGULATORS AND INVESTIGATORS".
TAKATA CORP SENIOR VP HIROSHI SHIMIZU IN PREPARED TESTIMY FOR SENATE HEARING SAYS COMPANY HAS DEVOTED EXTRA RESOURCES TO PRODUCING REPLACEMENT KITS ON A SCHEDULE NECESSARY TO FULFILL ALL AUTOMAKERS' ORDERS.
*Technip offers 28 pct premium on CGG's closing price. *Technip shares down 6.5 pct, CGG up 26 pct. PARIS, Nov 20- French oil services firm CGG has rebuffed a 1.47 billion euro takeover offer from larger rival Technip, which wants to broaden the range of services it can offer cost-wary oil companies.
TAKATA CORP SENIOR VP HIROSHI SHIMIZU IN PREPARED TESTIMY FOR SENATE HEARING SAYS COMPANY IS WORKING CLOSELY WITH AUTOMAKERS AND NHTSA TO SUPPORT ONGOING RECALLS AND REGIONAL FIELD ACTIONS.
TAKATA CORP SENIOR VP HIROSHI SHIMIZU IN PREPARED TESTIMY FOR SENATE HEARING SAYS COMPANY IS "DEEPLY SORRY AND ANGUISHED" ABOUT EACH OF THE REPORTED INSTANCES WHERE A TAKATA AIR BAG HAS RESULTED IN DEATH OR INJURY.
TAKATA CORP SENIOR VP HIROSHI SHIMIZU IN PREPARED TESTIMY FOR SENATE HEARING SAYS ANY FAILURE OF AN AIR BAG TO PERFORM AS DESIGNED IS INCOMPATIBLE WITH TAKATA'S STANDARDS.
TAKATA CORP SENIOR VP HIROSHI SHIMIZU IN PREPARED TESTIMY FOR SENATE HEARING SAYS IF AIR BAG MAKER IDENTIFIES PROBLEM IN PRODUCT DESIGN, PRODUCTION OR INSTALLATION, IT TAKES STEPS TO ADDRESS THAT.
US DOLLAR WEAKENS TO SESSION LOWS OF 117.75 YEN, EURO GAINS TO $1.2566.