Dec. 19, 2018

(Update 2) Softbank Makes Weak Stock Market Debut

Tokyo, Dec. 19 (Jiji Press)--Major Japanese mobile phone carrier Softbank Corp. <9434> made a weak stock market debut on Wednesday, dashing investor hopes for a windfall from the largest-ever initial public offering in Japan.

Toyota Labor Union Not to Make Pay-Scale Hike Demand Public

Nagoya, Dec. 19 (Jiji Press)--A Toyota Motor Corp. <7203> labor union is considering requesting a pay-scale increase without disclosing its size, in a rare move by a major labor union in Japan, informed sources said Wednesday.


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