WASHINGTON - Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose more than expected in April, a sign of resilience in the factory sector despite belt-tightening in Washington and weakness in overseas markets.
LONDON - From ketchup to hot drinks, family-run investment firms are shaking up the consumer deals market, squeezing out private equity players and forcing them to change strategy.
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.
ANA says to buy 11 Boeing Dreamliner jets for about $3.3 billion
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's All Nippon Airways (9202.T) said on Friday it would buy 11 Boeing (BA.N) 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft for about 254.7 billion yen ($3.3 billion).
The planes will be delivered between 2018 and 2021, the airline said.
ANA is a launch customer for the 787, the world's first passenger jet built mainly from lightweight carbon fibre.
(Reporting by Junko Fujita; Editing by Ryan Woo)
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