Tankan shows lift for Japanese business

Figures suggest economy is gaining pace despite China slowdown

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Davis ready to make contrarian coal bet

Former Xstrata CEO aims to create a mid-tier mining group

IndiGo airline marks Indian IPO revival

$400m share offer raises hopes that listings will take off again

Foreign groups battle for India ecommerce

Tech companies seek to replicate home market dominance

Alibaba gets its teeth into offline sales

Alipay payments unit in tie-up with KFC as it looks to diversify

Suzuki CEO names son as successor

The 85-year-old boss of Japanese carmaker steps down as president

Samsung steps up investor charm offensive

Korean group says merger will not be resurrected if voted down

Japan Post kicks off TSE listing process

Japan Post and two units seek stock exchange clearance for IPOs

Sony to raise up to $3.6bn in growth push

Plan for first share offer since 1989 knocks $3bn off market cap

Davis in talks over Rio coal assets

Former Xstrata chief eyes billion-dollar deal for mines

US trade: Trailing behind

The export-import bank is being shuttered, threatening the loss of jobs and overseas contracts to rivals like China

Asia Resource Minerals sale progresses

Coal miner approves condition of £135m offer from Asia Coal Energy Ventures

Maths, not history, drives 2015 deals

Companies have turned to M&A to boost revenues and market share

InFrontier takes stake in Afghan pharmacy

UK private equity group says deal shows the country is opening to business and foreign capital

Law firm buying Quindell under scrutiny

Aim-listed insurance group already being scrutinised by FCA

Slater & Gordon admits reporting errors

Regulators probe Australian law firm after £637m Quindell deal

Samsung Bioepis eyes Nasdaq listing

South Korean company targets valuation of at least $8bn

Lady Judge takes governance push to Japan

IoD chair joins Lixil board in corporate governance boost

Teijin spooks mosquitoes and woos buyers

Fear of dengue fever in Japan lift sales of wonder fabric

TPP progress shakes up sake and crackers

Foodmakers and warehouse operators among beneficiaries of looming deal


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