Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 15:18
India and Japan on Friday decided to more than treble their currency swap arrangement from USD 15 billion to 50 billion in a move seen as sending an important signal for the rupee.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 08:49
Japan will tell G20 nations at a summit this week that it plans to go ahead with a two-stage sales tax hike from next year, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 13:02
Japan`s gaffe-prone deputy prime minister rejected calls for his resignation after stoking international condemnation.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 17:31
Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso has retracted comments suggesting Japan should follow the Nazi example of how to change the country`s Constitution.
Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 21:26
In another twist to Sun-Taro battle, the domestic drug major today called off nearly USD 600 million plan (over Rs 3,100 crore) to acquire outstanding shares of Israel's Taro Pharmaceutical citing pricing issues.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 15:11
Israeli firm Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Thursday said it has postponed a meeting of shareholders to consider the company's proposed merger with Sun Pharma.
Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 14:40
The merger agreement provides that all shareholders of Taro other than Sun Pharma and its affiliates will receive a cash payment of USD 39.50 per share upon the closure of the merger deal, it added.
Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2012, 15:40
Indian pharmaceutical major Sun Pharma's proposed buyout of Taro Pharmaceuticals might have been "killed" by the Israeli company's exceptional performance in the fourth quarter of 2011, a media report here said.
Last Updated: Monday, September 14, 2009, 13:25
Japan`s incoming prime minister Yukio Hatoyama on Monday met Taro Aso, the conservative leader he ousted in landmark elections, hoping to ensure a smooth transition of government this week.
Last Updated: Friday, September 04, 2009, 15:49
Japan’s outgoing prime minister Taro Aso on visited dozens of industry and other organisations in Tokyo, offering his apologies for his Liberal Democratic Party`s crushing defeat in Sunday`s general election.
Last Updated: Monday, August 31, 2009, 00:05
Japan`s ruling party conceded a crushing defeat Sunday after 54 years of nearly unbroken rule.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 29, 2009, 10:48
Candidates across Japan made their final pitch on Saturday on the eve of an election the opposition looks set to win, giving the untested Democrats the job of tackling record unemployment and a fast-aging society.
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