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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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby says its strong results stemmed from improved operational performance and cost cutting.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Taxing robots as intelligent as taxing software: ABB CEO

    Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO of ABB, says countries that utilize robotics the most actually have the lowest unemployment rates.

  • 'Pretty certain' of a US-China battle in future: ABB CEO

    Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO of ABB, says it's important for the company that both the U.S. and China markets continue to grow.

  • Boeing Dreamliner 787 planes sit on the production line at the company's final assembly facility in North Charleston, S.C.

    Boeing is rallying on the hope President Donald Trump will help big industrial exporters. But they may have gone too far.

  • Not too concerned with Japan machinery orders: Economist

    January core machinery orders were lower but business investments still look set to increase, says Kohei Iwahara of Natixis.

  • *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...

  • The Japan machinery order see-saw

    Machinery order data have been see-sawing for a year now, flags Martin Schulz of the Fujitsu Research Institute.

  • *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...

  • This company wants to save New Zealand's beaches by pulverizing beer bottles into sand

    A brewery in New Zealand designed a machine that crushes beer bottles into a sand substitute to save the country's beaches.

  • Dual cameras are a trend now: ASM Pacific CEO

    Lee Wai Kwong, CEO of ASM Pacific Technology, talks about the precision technology needed to produce high-tech camera equipment.