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    Toyota, BMW, Mazda and Subaru offer compensation without admitting liability

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  • T-Mobile sees benefits in merger with Sprint: CFO

  • Deutsche Bank leans on Chinese cash for recovery

    Negative rates force lender to rely on investors like conglomerate HNA

  • Algae jet fuel moves closer to market in Japan

    Bioventure taps partners for financing with eye on 2020 target

  • Sharp pledges $1bn to SoftBank tech fund

    Japanese electronics maker takes aim at boosting IoT business

  • Key lenders mull financing plan B for Toshiba

    Western Digital's block on collateral leaves giant at risk of cash crunch

  • Kobe Steel turning out aluminum sheet in China

    Japanese manufacturer eyes soaring demand for lightweight autos

  • Bain eyes Toshiba chip bid with unit's management

    American investment fund also wants Japanese public-private fund as partner

  • Kawasaki Heavy will cut shipbuilding workforce by a fifth

    Japanese group looks to reassign workers to robot, rail car operations

  • Kubota building up Chinese construction machinery business

    Osaka manufacturer will hike output 50% as infrastructure boom lifts demand

  • South Korean manufacturers lagging in acquisitions: think tank

    Policies to encourage further efforts a must, report says

  • GM to drive away from Indian, South African markets

    Plant in India to continue as an export base

  • Singapore's CCRM launches digital platform for trade loans

    Fintech startup aims to foster efficiency and transparency in secondary market

  • Rakuten-Kenanga partner in Malaysian online stock trading

    New service targets internet-savvy investors with low commissions

  • Alibaba announces $6 bln buyback but misses EPS forecast

    Revenue in quarter to end of March beats forecasts

  • Alfamart operator to expand chain in Philippines

    Indonesian retailer faces slowdown in consumer spending at home

  • Apple to sell assembled-in-India iPhones this month in push for market share

  • Shares of Chinese selfie app provider take wild ride

    Index publisher flip-flops on Meitu, putting shares back on roller-coaster

  • Panasonic targets 'high-growth' return on investment

    Electronics giant's auto-related business spearheads expansion