BUSINESS

Feb 27
Some Japanese banks have recently launched services allowing customers to pay for their shopping abroad using debit or prepaid cards linked to foreign currency deposits. (the-japan-news.com)
Feb 27
Japan's trade ministry will seek to expand the domestic aircraft industry by boosting ties with France-based Airbus. (NHK)
Feb 26
Game maker Nintendo is suing a Tokyo-based rental go-cart company on copyright infringement. (NHK)
Feb 25
Many employees across Japan will be leaving work at around 3 pm on the last Friday of each month, starting this week. (NHK)
Feb 25
Corporate workers in Japan were divided in their responses to the start on Friday of the public-private "Premium Friday" campaign encouraging people to leave work early on the last Friday of each month. (Jiji)

Feb 24
Nissan Motor Co. said Carlos Ghosn will step aside as CEO after leading the firm for 16 years, allowing him to concentrate on deploying his cost-cutting expertise across its alliance with Renault SA and newly added Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (the-japan-news.com)
Feb 24
ANA Holdings plans to spend roughly 100 billion yen ($890 million) to raise its interest in budget carrier Peach Aviation to 67%. (Nikkei)
Feb 23
Rakuten shares received a boost Wednesday following news of a stock buyback plan, but the rally's staying power is in question, as the Japanese company's key operations sputter including the mainstay e-commerce business in its home country. (Nikkei)
Feb 22
Businesses leaders and government officials gathered in Tokyo on Tuesday to promote a labor initiative known as "Premium Friday." (NHK)
Feb 22
Embattled Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. is selling its stake in a medical equipment leasing company to Canon Inc. for ¥31.4 billion ($277 million). (Japan Times)

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