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  • Nissan is recalling more than 1.2 million passenger cars sold in Japan, the automaker announced Monday. The vehicles, which have been sold since October of 2014, underwent a final vehicle inspections by unauthorized technicians.After a meeting with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Nissan was informed that part of its final vehicle inspection process was performed by technicians who were not authorized by Nissan to complete the checks. Because of this, Nissan has issued a voluntary recall of 1.21 million vehicles sold in Japan over the past three years.Nissan said that the process has been tweaked to become complaint again as of Sept. 29 and has asked a third-party investigators to step in and determine how the process fell out of regulation.In addition to the 1.2 million cars sold in Japan, this event brings into question the remaining 560,000 vehicles that were exported from Japan to other markets in North America and Europe. "There is no plan to expan..

    Nissan Recalling All Cars Sold in Japan Over the Past 3 Years

    Nissan is recalling more than 1.2 million passenger cars sold in Japan, the automaker announced Monday. The vehicles, which have been sold since October of 2014, underwent a final vehicle inspections by unauthorized technicians.After a meeting with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Nissan was informed that part of its final vehicle inspection process was performed by technicians who were not authorized by Nissan to complete the checks. Because of this, Nissan has issued a voluntary recall of 1.21 million vehicles sold in Japan over the past three years.Nissan said that the process has been tweaked to become complaint again as of Sept. 29 and has asked a third-party investigators to step in and determine how the process fell out of regulation.In addition to the 1.2 million cars sold in Japan, this event brings into question the remaining 560,000 vehicles that were exported from Japan to other markets in North America and Europe. "There is no plan to expan..
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  • Apple may not be ready to completely ditch LCD screens just yet, if numerous reports are to be believed. The Cupertino-giant, which recently made the switch to OLED screen on an iPhone model with the iPhone X, is planning to purchase advanced LCD screens from Japan Display, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Several other reports have corroborated some of these claims.The advanced LCD screen, dubbed Full Active by Japan Display, offers a range of improvements over LCD screens in current generation smartphones and on some capabilities, they are just as good as their OLED counterparts at an affordable price point, the company was quoted as saying by the Wall Street Journal. An interesting feature of Full Active screen is, the report said, it can have very narrow bezel - down to 0.5mm for several millimetres. OLED displays, with inbuilt lighting, do not need the backlighting circuitry LCD displays require, which is the primary reason they've been used for bezel-less displ..

    Apple Looking to Buy Advanced LCDs From Japan Display for Future iPhone Models: Report

    Apple may not be ready to completely ditch LCD screens just yet, if numerous reports are to be believed. The Cupertino-giant, which recently made the switch to OLED screen on an iPhone model with the iPhone X, is planning to purchase advanced LCD screens from Japan Display, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Several other reports have corroborated some of these claims.The advanced LCD screen, dubbed Full Active by Japan Display, offers a range of improvements over LCD screens in current generation smartphones and on some capabilities, they are just as good as their OLED counterparts at an affordable price point, the company was quoted as saying by the Wall Street Journal. An interesting feature of Full Active screen is, the report said, it can have very narrow bezel - down to 0.5mm for several millimetres. OLED displays, with inbuilt lighting, do not need the backlighting circuitry LCD displays require, which is the primary reason they've been used for bezel-less displ..
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  • Earlier in the week we got the Nikkei / Markit Manufacturing PMI (September, final): 52.9 (preliminary 52.6) Services expanded at the slowest rate in 11 months

    Japan (Sep) PMIs: Nikkei/Markit Services 51.0 (prior 51.6) & Composite 51.7 (51.9 )

    Earlier in the week we got the Nikkei / Markit Manufacturing PMI (September, final): 52.9 (preliminary 52.6) Services expanded at the slowest rate in 11 months
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  • Japan Services Index On Tap For Wednesday Japan will on Wednesday see September figures for the services and composite PMIs from Nikkei, headlining a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In August, the services PMI had a score of 51.6, while the composite came in at 51.9. Australia will release September numbers for the Performance of Service Index from AiG; in August, the index score was 53.0. New Zealand will provide September data for commodity prices; in August, prices fell 0.8 percent. Singapore will see September results for the private sector PMI from Nikkei; in August, the index score was 53.2. The Philippines will release September data for consumer and producer prices. Consumer prices climbed 0.3 percent on month and 3.1 percent on year in August, while core CPI gained 0.3 percent on month and 3.0 percent on year. Producer prices fell 0.1 percent on month and 1.0 percent on year in August. Finally, the markets in South Korea and China remain closed all w..

    Japan Services Index On Tap For Wednesday

    Japan Services Index On Tap For Wednesday Japan will on Wednesday see September figures for the services and composite PMIs from Nikkei, headlining a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In August, the services PMI had a score of 51.6, while the composite came in at 51.9. Australia will release September numbers for the Performance of Service Index from AiG; in August, the index score was 53.0. New Zealand will provide September data for commodity prices; in August, prices fell 0.8 percent. Singapore will see September results for the private sector PMI from Nikkei; in August, the index score was 53.2. The Philippines will release September data for consumer and producer prices. Consumer prices climbed 0.3 percent on month and 3.1 percent on year in August, while core CPI gained 0.3 percent on month and 3.0 percent on year. Producer prices fell 0.1 percent on month and 1.0 percent on year in August. Finally, the markets in South Korea and China remain closed all w..
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  • *Japan Services PMI 51.0 In September; Composite 51.7 - Nikkei Japan Services PMI 51.0 In September; Composite 51.7 - Nikkei

    *Japan Services PMI 51.0 In September; Composite 51.7 – Nikkei

    *Japan Services PMI 51.0 In September; Composite 51.7 - Nikkei Japan Services PMI 51.0 In September; Composite 51.7 - Nikkei
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  • Japan Services PMI Slows To 51.0 In September - Nikkei The services sector in Japan continued to expand in September, albeit at a slower rate, the latest survey from Nikkei revealed on Wednesday with a PMI score of 51.0. That's down from 51.6 in August, although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. Individually, business activity expanded at the weakest pace for nearly a year as new order growth softened. Output inflation was at its highest since July 2015, while business confidence picked up slightly. Also, the composite index fell to 51.7 from 51.9 in August.

    Japan Services PMI Slows To 51.0 In September – Nikkei

    Japan Services PMI Slows To 51.0 In September - Nikkei The services sector in Japan continued to expand in September, albeit at a slower rate, the latest survey from Nikkei revealed on Wednesday with a PMI score of 51.0. That's down from 51.6 in August, although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. Individually, business activity expanded at the weakest pace for nearly a year as new order growth softened. Output inflation was at its highest since July 2015, while business confidence picked up slightly. Also, the composite index fell to 51.7 from 51.9 in August.
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  • Jeep's success in Japan is testimony to global brand power that is attracting acquisition interest from China and beyond. It also counters the notion that it's impossible to sell American vehicles there.

    Japan offers proof of Jeep’s global appeal

    Jeep's success in Japan is testimony to global brand power that is attracting acquisition interest from China and beyond. It also counters the notion that it's impossible to sell American vehicles there.
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  • Japan August vehicle production data out a short while ago 29 Sept Not price moving but just posting for info Housing starts and construction output at the top of the hour for you data geeks.

    Japan August vehicle production yy 5.6% vs 1.4% prev

    Japan August vehicle production data out a short while ago 29 Sept Not price moving but just posting for info Housing starts and construction output at the top of the hour for you data geeks.
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  • Japan August vehicle production data out a short while ago 29 Sept Not price moving but just posting for info Housing starts and construction output at the top of the hour for you data geeks.

    Japan August vehicle production yy 5.6% vs 1.4% prev

    Japan August vehicle production data out a short while ago 29 Sept Not price moving but just posting for info Housing starts and construction output at the top of the hour for you data geeks.
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  • Latest polling from Reuters of Japanese fund managers - Survey of five Japan-based fund managers - Conducted between September 15 and 26 Respondents on average wanted to allocate 37.3 percent of their model portfolios to stocks in September

    Japan fund managers trim stocks, steady in bonds

    Latest polling from Reuters of Japanese fund managers - Survey of five Japan-based fund managers - Conducted between September 15 and 26 Respondents on average wanted to allocate 37.3 percent of their model portfolios to stocks in September
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