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  1. Japan casino legalisation bill delayed again in latest blow

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    TOKYO, March 30 (Reuters) - Prospects for legalising casino gambling in Japan suffered another blow on Monday as proponents said they would delay a bill allowing "integrated resorts", as the ruling coalition remains divided on the controversial measure.

  2. Hedge fund Elliot Management raises stake in Axis to 10 pct

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    STOCKHOLM, March 30 (Reuters) - Hedge fund Elliott Management has raised its stake in surveillance camera maker Axis AB, a disclosure notice showed on Monday, further pressuring Japan 's Canon Inc to sweeten its bid for it.

  3. UPDATE 1- Japan's Sharp won't exit solar business as part of bank bailout - executive

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    SAKAI, Japan , March 30 (Reuters) - Loss-making Japanese electronics firm Sharp Corp said it plans to keep making solar cell products at a high-tech factory in western Japan , dismissing talk it may sell or exit the unprofitable

  4. Japan's Mitsubishi sets up food joint venture with Myanmar firm

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    YANGON, March 30 (Reuters) - Japan 's Mitsubishi Corp is to form a joint venture with a Myanmar company that will manufacture and distribute food for domestic and regional markets, the companies said on Monday.

  5. Japan's Fujifilm agrees to buy Cellular Dynamics for $307 mln

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    TOKYO, March 30 (Reuters) - Japan 's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Monday it has agreed to acquire U.S. biotechnology firm Cellular Dynamics International Inc (CDI) for $307 million.

  6. MOVES-Deutsche's Asia ECM head Kell leaves

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    HONG KONG, March 30(IFR) - Neil Kell, Deutsche Bank's head of equity capital markets for Asia, excluding Japan , has resigned.

  7. No truth to talk Japan's Sharp will exit solar business - executive

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    TOKYO, March 30 (Reuters) - Sharp Corp will continue making solar cell products at its Sakai plant and there is no truth to speculation it will sell or exit the business, an executive at the money-losing electronics maker said on Monday.

  8. BRIEF-Stallergenes announces approval in Japan of STG320

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    * Stallergenes announces the approval in Japan of STG320, a sublingual immunotherapy tablet for the treatment of house dust mite allergy

  9. Credit Market Outlook: Demand Rises for Higher-Yielding U.S. Dollar-Denominated Debt

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    Among other developed markets, Japanese 10-year government bonds don ..... from Asian investors as the Bank of Japan continues to weaken the yen with ..... the yield is below even that of Japanese interest rates that heretofore had

  10. JGBs slip in volatile trade before fiscal year-end

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    TOKYO, March 30 (Reuters) - Japanese government bond prices slipped across the board on Monday in volatile trade as investors closed their books before the March 31 domestic fiscal year-end.

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