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Japan, India to create better IP network

TOKYO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Japan and India have agreed to jointly develop technology for a next-generation Internet Protocol network with greater volumes at higher speeds.

Privatizing post tops Koizumi's agenda

Japan's economy is showing signs of steady recovery in recent months, and optimism about the country's growth prospect grew further Monday as Prime Minister Jun
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Koizumi names reform Cabinet

TOKYO, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Monday shuffled his Cabinet and created a new ministerial post to facilitate the privatization of the national postal service.

Japan, China, S.Korea standardize IC tags

TOKYO, July 19 (UPI) -- Japan, China and South Korea are moving to standardize integrated circuit tags, which could replace bar codes for managing product information.

Japanese politicians' earnings plunge

TOKYO, July 1 (UPI) -- The average income of a Japanese legislator in 2003 was $230 thousand, the lowest figure since the Diet began disclosing such figures in 1993.

Japan's Koizumi reaffirms need for reform

TOKYO, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Less than two days after he was re-elected to lead the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi made clear Monday that he is now set on continuing his efforts to revitalize Japan''s lackluster economy. He announced a fresh line-up
SHIHOKO GOTO, Senior Business Correspondent

Nikkei slumps below 9,000

TOKYO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Japanese share prices posted yet another low Thursday, falling to levels unseen since August 1983 as fears of a further deflationary spiral increased. The benchmark Nikkei-225 average closed down for the fourth consecutive session at 8,936.43, falling bel
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Tokyo shares slump to 19-year low

Having fallen for six straight sessions, Tokyo's key Nikkei-225 average will open for business Wednesday at its lowest level in nearly 19 years.
SHIHOKO GOTO, Senior Business Correspondent

Dow tops 10,000 again

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market experienced moderate trading on favorable economic news Thursday, lifting the Dow Jones

Dow regains 10,000

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market were higher in moderate trading at midday Thursday, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Ave

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Dow rallies past 10,000; Nasdaq tops 2,000

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Stock prices surged Wednesday as widespread buying activity sent the Dow Jones industrial average above 10,000 for the first time in three months and the Nasdaq

Dow regains 10,000

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market were sharply higher in busy trading at midday Wednesday, lifting the Dow Jones Industria

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