Aug. 26, 2019

Asahi, Kirin to Battle for Control of Australian Beer Market

Sydney, Aug. 26 (Jiji Press)--With the acquisition of a leading Australian beer brewer, Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. <2502> will battle with Kirin Holdings Co. <2503>, a Japanese industry peer and second in the Australian market, for dominance in a country known for its beer culture.

Tokyo Stocks Plummet on U.S.-China Trade War Escalation

Tokyo, Aug. 26 (Jiji Press)--Stocks suffered a broad sell-off on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Monday, with investor sentiment battered by an escalation of the U.S.-China trade war.

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HEADLINES

POLITICS
Japan Not Bow to US Pressure in Trade Talks: Top Govt Spokesman Suga
ECONOMY
Tokyo Forex (5 P.M.): U.S. Dollar=105.73-75 Yen; Euro=1.1120-1124 Dollars
SPORTS
1,000 Yen to Be Added to Tokyo Expressway Tolls during Olympics, Paralympics
OTHER
Labor Ministry Corrects Monthly Salary Data in Osaka for 65 Months till May
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