Hitachi, Ltd.


  • How independent is Japan's nuclear regulator? Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 8:04 PM ET
    About 50 anti-nuclear demonstrators stage a rally in Tokyo against re-opening the Sendai nuclear power plant operated by Kyushu Electric Power Company.

    Japan's nuclear authority is scrutinized after appointing a commissioner who has received nearly $100,000 from nuclear-related entities for research.

  • Asian equity markets rebounded on Wednesday after a rate hike from the Turkish central bank soothed worries over volatility in emerging markets.

  • Japan's robots eye autos to take up smartphone slack Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 8:49 PM ET
    Arm robots assemble parts at Nissan Motor's Tochigi Plant in Japan.

    As the breakneck growth in the global smartphone market eases, Japanese companies that make the robots that build the phones are looking to automakers to take up the slack.

  • Surprise! South Korea's Problems Aren't Made in Japan Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 2:51 AM ET
    Seoul, South Korea

    The problem for Korea had seemed obvious: the won has climbed by a third against the Japanese currency, in theory allowing Japanese companies to undercut Korean competitors and carry home more yen.

  • 'Abenomics' to Bring On Bigger Employee Bonuses Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 8:27 PM ET

    Japanese exporters will hand out bigger bonuses for the next fiscal year as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies drive the yen to multi-year lows, with Toyota Motors leading the way.

  • Hitachi Shares Tumble After Gloomy Profit Forecast Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 6:28 PM ET

    Japan's Hitachi cut its full-year profit outlook by about 13 percent on Monday to 420 billion yen ($4.5 billion), citing a weak economic recovery in Europe and a slowdown in emerging markets.

  • The Increasing Cost of Data Storage  Sunday, 9 Dec 2012 | 10:20 PM ET

    Hu Yoshida, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi Data Systems explains why the cost of data storage and management has been going up.