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TOKYO/SYDNEY - Asian markets buckled badly on Thursday after the Federal Reserve heralded an eventual end to free money and China turned the screw on credit even as factory activity in the world's second-largest economy hit a nine-month low.
DETROIT - A new company hopes to make the car-buying process easier for consumers and more efficient for dealers by bringing cars to buyers for test drives, avoiding the need to spend hours at a dealership.
BEIJING/HONG KONG - China reiterated its opposition on Thursday to a European Union plan to limit airline carbon dioxide emissions and called for talks to resolve the issue a day after its major airlines refused to pay any carbon costs under the new law.
Olympus to stay in Nikkei Average: Nikkei publisher
TOKYO (Reuters) - Scandal hit Olympus Corp is to stay in the Nikkei average for the time being, the Nikkei publisher said on Thursday.
The publisher will make a final decision after it looks into the situation regarding the company's earnings reports.
The announcement came after Olympus said it was unlikely to issue its earnings by an earlier November 14 filing date but it aimed to meet the December 14 deadline.
Tokyo's stock exchange warned Olympus it would be delisted if it fails to meet the latter deadline.
(Reporting by Antoni Slodkowski and Kaori Kaneko)
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