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  • *Wall Street falls ahead of Trump inauguration. NEW YORK, Jan 19- The dollar and U.S. Oil futures rallied from one-week lows after the International Energy Agency said crude markets were tightening.

  • *Wall Street falls, European stocks pare losses. NEW YORK, Jan 19- The dollar rose against the euro on Thursday after comments from the European Central Bank chief, while U.S. Oil futures rallied from one-week lows after the International Energy Agency said crude markets were tightening.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Thursday he would closely watch what policies U.S. Speaking to reporters at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Kuroda said tax cuts and infrastructure investment in the United States would boost the growth of the world's largest economy, contributing to the global economy.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Thursday he would closely watch what policies U.S. Speaking to reporters at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Kuroda said tax cuts and infrastructure investment in the United States would boost the growth of the world's largest economy, contributing to the global economy.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Thursday that he was closely watching what policies U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would implement after he is sworn in. Speaking to reporters at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Kuroda said tax cuts and infrastructure investment in the United States would boost the growth of the...

  • NEW YORK— The Dow Jones industrial average erased its gains for 2017 on Thursday as it fell for the fifth day in a row, part of a pullback for stock indexes as Treasury yields continued their upward march. Losses were widespread, with three stocks falling on the New York Stock Exchange for every one that rose. Utilities, real-estate investment trusts and others that...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Toshiba Corp's financial crisis deepened on Thursday as media reported it may unveil a bigger-than-expected $6 billion writedown for its U.S. nuclear business, sending its shares sliding 16 percent. The 142- year old firm has also approached the government-backed Development Bank of Japan for help. Takeshi Kunibe, the president of Sumitomo...

  • *Wall Street to follow European, Asian shares lower. LONDON, Jan 19- The dollar bounced back, Asian and European shares slipped and government bond yields soared to multi-week highs on Thursday after U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen signaled a path of steady interest rate increases for the world's largest economy. The European Central Bank was set to meet as...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Bidders for Japan's Takata Corp are pushing for a court-mediated turnaround for the embattled air bag maker's domestic business, a source said, a strategy the company opposes and news of which sent its shares tumbling 17 percent. Earlier in the day, the Nikkei newspaper reported that Swedish air bag maker Autoliv Inc, and a group led by U.S. auto parts...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Toshiba Corp's financial crisis deepened on Thursday as media reported it may unveil a bigger-than-expected $6 billion writedown for its U.S. nuclear business, sending its shares sliding 15 percent. The 142- year old firm has also approached the government-backed Development Bank of Japan for help. Takeshi Kunibe, the president of Sumitomo...

  • *Asian shares slip, Japan bucks trend. LONDON, Jan 19- The dollar rebounded, Asian shares slipped and government bond yields soared to multi-week highs on Thursday after U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen signalled a path of steady interest rate increases for the world's largest economy. The European Central Bank was set to meet as the euro recovered some of the...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Toshiba Corp's financial crisis deepened on Thursday as media reported it may book a bigger-than-expected $6 billion writedown on its U.S. nuclear business, sending its shares sliding 15 percent. Toshiba has also approached government-backed Development Bank of Japan for assistance, said a source with knowledge of the matter, who was not...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Asian shares slipped on Thursday and the dollar rebounded after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled that the U.S. central bank is poised to pursue a path of steady interest rate hikes. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slumped 0.3 percent. On Wall Street overnight, stronger financial shares helped push up the S&P...

  • *Bidders want court-led turnaround for Japan ops- source. TOKYO, Jan 19- U.S. buyout firm Bain Capital has joined Key Safety Systems in the U.S. auto parts supplier's bid to rescue Takata Corp, a source said, as the Japanese firm struggles for survival after a massive recall linked to its faulty air bags. Shares in Takata closed 17.3 percent lower, falling by their daily...

  • TOKYO— World stocks were meandering in sluggish trading on Thursday as investors awaited the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president. But Britain's FTSE 100 edged less than 0.1 percent lower to 7,244.22. Uncertainties over future U.S. trade policy deepened after Trump's nominee for commerce secretary, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, slammed China...

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  • TOKYO, Jan 19- The dollar kept broad gains against its major rivals on Thursday, after rebounding sharply overnight on comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggesting U.S interest rates could be raised quickly this year. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday. The greenback was little changed at 114.670 yen.

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Japan has agreed to allow the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co to store crude oil in the country for two more years, giving the nation's second-largest supplier continued access to a depot through 2019, the trade ministry said on Thursday. The agreement came during a meeting last weekend between Japan Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko and ADNOC chief...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Japan's Nintendo said it will release an Android version of its Super Mario mobile game in March following the launch of Super Mario Run for Apple Inc's iPhone in December. Analysts, however, note that so far less than one in 10 people who have downloaded Super Mario Run for free have agreed to pay $9.99 to unlock all the features of the game.

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Toshiba Corp could post a 700 billion yen loss at its U.S. nuclear reactor business, much bigger than the 500 billion yen it had earlier flagged to investors, Kyodo news agency reported. Toshiba's shares fell 15 percent in Tokyo morning trade compared with a 0.9 percent gain in the benchmark Nikkei 225 index. Trade was suspended earlier in the day...