GIC sinks $1.7bn into Tokyo real estate

Pacific Century Place Marunouchi

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund buys landmark office block

Suzuki: puttering up

Suzuki will be hit with a tax on mini-vehicles in Japan

Jakarta: ripe for a tech start-up take-off

Ventures so far are relatively small, but the potential is big

Takata sinks as US urges airbag fix

Unusual warning from NHTSA sends company’s shares down 23%

China steel exports disrupt markets

Faltering domestic demand leaves producers looking abroad

JLR China plant caps five-year resurgence

First factory in key car market to feed domestic demand

Reliance and BP plans remain uncertain

India’s gas price rise below what companies were hoping for

Jindal Steel sinks after police raid mine

Latest twist in series of probes in India’s troubled coal sector

Kao: beauty and the beholder

Japanese beauty company has had a makeover but shareholders may not like the next stage

Metro results give chain Christmas cheer

Group restructuring focuses on core cash-and-carry brand

Ferrovial in A$1bn bid for Transfield

Shares in Australian infrastructure group up 27% on Spanish offer

Qatar eyes $15bn Asia spending spree

Stake in Hong Kong’s SOGO said to be first in spate of deals in region

BHP Billiton leads supersizing retreat

EY analysis shows big operations create ‘diseconomies of scale’

Wanda aims beyond China with expansion

Commercial property developer targets annual turnover of $100bn

China’s online lenders offer mortgages

Peer-to-peer downpayment loans let buyers skirt requirements

China’s developers rebuild business model

Companies change tack as house prices fall

Tune Group to invest £200m in UK budget hotels

AirAsia entrepreneur commits to 25 new hotels by end of decade

England rugby coach wary of ruck over film

Stuart Lancaster holds back release of ahead of Six Nations clash with Scots

Geopolitics overshadow New Silk Road

Ukraine conflict threatens China-Germany train route

Disappointing results sink TCS in Mumbai

Shares in top Indian IT group fall 8%, pulling down the market


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