Takeda is buying Ariad Pharmaceuticals in a $5.2 billion deal

Here's the press release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) (“Takeda”) and Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) (“Ariad”) today announced that they have entered into a definitive ... ( read original story ...)

Fifteen essential money tips for your business

Offer customer perks: Give customers an incentive to come back and spend more at your business, even it if means losing a few dollars. For example, Tokyo Smoke, a Toronto-based coffee, clothing and cannabis company, offers a $20-a-week all-you-can drink ... ( read original story ...)

Birmingham named world’s most punctual airport

Over 91 per cent (91.28) of the UK airport’s departing and arriving flights were on time in 2016, beating Japan’s Osaka airport (89.68 per cent) into second place, with Panama City (89.56 per cent) in third. Birmingham airport operated over 100,000 ... ( read original story ...)

Japan defends Toyota after Trump broadside over Mexican plant

The Japanese government defended Toyota Motor Corp on Friday ... the contribution of Japanese companies to U.S. employment. “We think the impact on business performance is limited,” Akira Kishimoto, a senior analyst at JPMorgan, said in a note. ( read original story ...)

Barclays' Japan chief quizzed by Libor squad

The head of Barclays’ Japanese business has been questioned by British fraud investigators as part of its probe into Libor rigging, it has emerged, as a US judge called on authorities to prosecute individuals for foreign exchange market manipulation. ( read original story ...)