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  • TOKYO, May 9- Japanese equities dipped on Tuesday as the market ran out of puff after rallying to a 17- month high the previous day, though it was supported well by a confluence of factors like the significantly weaker yen. The index remained in reach of 19,929.48, its highest level since December 2015 reached on Monday when Emmanuel Macron was elected president of...

  • TAIPEI, May 4- Taiwan stocks traded flat on Thursday, pausing after an eight-session winning streak as overseas markets slipped tracking a subdued Wall Street. As of 0452 GMT, the main TAIEX index was unchanged. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.027 to T $30.099 per.

  • TAIPEI, May 4- Taiwan stocks traded flat on Thursday, pausing after an eight-session winning streak as overseas markets slipped tracking a subdued Wall Street. As of 0452 GMT, the main TAIEX index was unchanged. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.027 to T $30.099 per.

  • SEOUL, May 2- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has got permission from South Korean authorities to domestically test a driverless vehicle fitted with its electronic parts and software, as the tech giant aims to muscle into the automotive industry in search of a new growth driver. The land ministry, in a statement issued on Monday, said the car is a modified version of a...

  • BRUSSELS, May 2- EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 9 whether to clear smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm's $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors NV, which would make it the leading supplier to the fast-growing automotive chips market. Qualcomm, which provides chips to Android smartphone makers and Apple Inc, sought EU approval for the deal on April 28, a...

  • MSCI's emerging market index rose 0.7 percent to its strongest since June 2016 reflecting gains in heavyweights South Korea and Taiwan, where a number of blue chip tech stocks such as Samsung Electronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co soared. President Donald Trump opened the door to meeting North Korea's Kim Jong Un. "You've seen some...

  • TOKYO, May 1- The United States will begin an investigation into whether thermoplastic components used in some Japanese and German vehicle models sold in the country violate its patent laws, trade authorities said late last week. The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday listed 25 companies in the probe, including BMW, Honda Motor Co Ltd, Toyota Motor...

  • WASHINGTON/ TAIPEI, April 28- Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and a major Apple Inc supplier, is planning a "capital-intensive" investment in the United States, Chairman Terry Gou said as he exited the White House on Friday. It was unclear if Gou had met personally with Trump, who had already departed the White House for a trip to...

  • *Sees 3rd- qtr adj. profit 75- 85 cents/ shr. The iPhone maker sued Qualcomm in January, accusing it of overcharging for chips and refusing to pay some $1 billion in promised rebates. Qualcomm, the largest maker of chips used in smartphones, is a major supplier to Apple and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for modem chips that connect phones to wireless networks.

  • HONG KONG, April 28- Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies has come under fire from users for "cutting corners," after it said it used a mix of less advanced and powerful chips in its flagship P10 model due to tight supplies of the parts. The company's mobile chief Richard Yu said on April 20 that Huawei used a mix of less efficient eMMC flash memory cards and...

  • San Diego, California- based Qualcomm also slashed its profit and revenue forecasts for the current quarter, to account for the lost royalty revenue. Qualcomm is a major supplier to both Apple and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for "modem" chips that connect phones to wireless networks. Qualcomm said it now expects revenue of $4.8 billion- $5.6 billion for its third...

  • *Sees this FY profit at Y500 bln vs Y289 bln year prior. TOKYO, April 28- Sony Corp on Friday said it expects annual profit to surge 73 percent, closing in on a two decade-old record, as its cash-cow image sensor business recovers from quake damage just as smartphone makers start loading handsets with more sensors. Sony forecast 500 billion yen in operating profit for...

  • TAIPEI, April 28- Top executives of Foxconn, including founder and chairman Terry Gou, visited the White House on Thursday, Taiwanese TV footage showed, as the Apple Inc supplier ponders a $7 billion- plus U.S. investment in a display-making plant. Footage aired by TVBS television on Friday showed Gou entering and leaving one of the entry gates of the White House...

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 28- Growing tensions with North Korea should worry global electronics firms such as Apple Inc as they source key parts from South Korea, but investors are brushing off such concerns and snapping up shares in key exporters, heartened by robust earnings and big investment plans. South Korea, a U.S. ally and home to major electronics...

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 28- Growing tensions with North Korea should worry global electronics firms such as Apple Inc as they source key parts from South Korea, but investors are brushing off such concerns and snapping up shares in key exporters, heartened by robust earnings and big investment plans. South Korea, a U.S. ally and home to major electronics...

  • TAIPEI, April 28- Taiwan stocks rose on Friday on data showing the export-driven economy grew for the fourth quarter in a row, but gains were limited ahead of a long weekend. Taiwan reported solid first-quarter economic growth as strong global demand for components for Apple Inc's anticipated new iPhone and other electronic gadgets keep Asia's hi-tech...

  • LONDON, April 27- London's silver price benchmark is plagued by big, unpredictable fluctuations that risk undermining its credibility and may complicate efforts by the London Bullion Market Association to find a new operator, according to a Reuters analysis of trading data and 10 industry sources. However, it has diverged widely from the spot price on a number...

  • *Sees this FY profit at Y65 bln vs Y29.4 bln year prior. OSAKA, April 27- Nintendo Co Ltd expects its new Switch console to more than double annual operating profit and end the eight-year sales decline that dogged its previous offering just as players were turning to smartphone gaming. Nintendo estimated profit to grow 2.2- fold to 65 billion yen in the year through...

  • *Q1 operating profit $8.8 bln, highest since Q3 2013. SEOUL, April 27- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday flagged stronger earnings and announced a cancellation of treasury shares after posting a solid first-quarter profit boosted by the memory chip business, sending its shares to a new high. First-quarter operating profit for Asia's most valuable company...

  • *Q1 operating profit $8.8 bln, highest since Q3 2013. SEOUL, April 27- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday flagged stronger earnings and announced a cancellation of treasury shares after posting a solid first-quarter profit boosted by the memory chip business, sending its shares to a new high. "The cancellation of the entire existing shares held by the company...