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Merrill Lynch wins bond case

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Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch units won a case on appeal to Japan’s highest court against a ruling that they must pay damages to failed consumer lender Takefuji Corp. for their role in a bond transaction.

The robots are forcing you to get better at your job


Increasingly complicated regulation is bulking out the pay packets of those who keep companies on the straight and narrow, according to research shown exclusively to City A.M., but advances in technology could force a shakeup in what the typical role looks like.

Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady

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Japan's central bank kept its powder dry at its March policy review on Tuesday, with economists only expecting further stimulus in July as the central bank waits to assess the impact of its uncharted entry into negative interest rates.