Asian shares advanced on Thursday, inspired by Wall Street's biggest one-day gain since 2011 overnight.» Read More
*Nishida aimed to head Japan's business lobby. TOKYO, Aug 25- Tom Scott, a former U.S. executive at Toshiba Corp, remembers his former boss Atsutoshi Nishida as an aggressive leader who could motivate staff but also rattle them with tough sales targets and an occasional dressing down. Now his, and other executives' management style is at the center of questions over...
Chinese stocks ended an erratic session with gains on Wednesday, propped up by bargain hunters and efforts by the authorities, analysts say.
TOKYO, Aug 19- Japanese stocks fell on Wednesday morning after Wall Street retreated on earnings woes and China concerns, while Toshiba Corp jumped after announcing a new board to improve corporate governance. Toshiba soared as much as 7.3 percent and was the third most traded stock by turnover. "If China's economy slows down, it will affect other countries'...
Asian stocks traded mixed on Monday, as investors weighed the possibility of Beijing allowing the yuan to depreciate further and data which showed Japan's economy in contraction.
Asian stocks edged up from session lows on Tuesday, taking their cues from the mainland.
The Fed meets next week, but a commodities meltdown and earnings season are adding to concerns about global growth and may steal some of its thunder.
Chinese stocks led the sell-off in Asia on Monday, as the fall in commodity prices, questionable growth in the mainland sapped risk appetite.
TOKYO, July 27- Japan's Canon Inc cut its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in quarterly profit as consumers, increasingly in the habit of taking photos with their smartphones, bought fewer compact digital cameras. Analysts on average expected 65 billion yen, according to Thomson Reuters data. Earlier this year it offered to buy...
TOKYO, July 27- Japan's Canon Inc on Monday lowered its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in second-quarter net profit, as fewer consumers bought new compact digital cameras. The world's largest camera maker said net profit fell to 68 billion yen in April-June compared with 81 billion yen a year earlier. Analysts on average...
Events in the world's biggest economy will take center stage in Asia's financial markets this week, with the Federal Reserve's policy decision and second-quarter GDP on tap.
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"Japan corporates are definitely wanting to acquire more. Corporate profits have risen a lot and with that has come increased confidence for CEOs to make quick decisions, "said Mark Williams, head of investment banking for Asia ex- Japan at Nomura. That deal nudged Japan past China to become Asia's biggest acquiring nation this year, according to Thomson Reuters...
Asian equities were mixed on Wednesday, with Shanghai stocks widening losses despite better-than-expected Chinese gross domestic product data.
*Taisei and Obayashi soar on report about nuclear project in Turkey. TOKYO, June 22- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Monday morning on hopes that 11th- hour proposals from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras would appease its creditors and help avert a default. Exporters were higher, with Honda Motor Co rising 1.4 percent, Canon Inc gaining 1.1 percent and...
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As regional bourses stumbled on the back of a slew of central bank decisions, Shanghai stocks outperformed on Tuesday.
Equity markets in Shanghai and Japan outperformed the region with marginal gains on Wednesday.
Stock markets in Asia mostly rise on Monday, with Tokyo and Shanghai scoring fresh multi-year highs.
The Shanghai Composite clinched a fresh seven-year high on Friday, while markets in Japan edged up to finish at their highest levels in 15 years.
*Seibu tumbles after Cerberus launched selldown. *Skylark dives after news Bain Capital to sell stake. TOKYO, May 22- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Friday morning, snapping a five-day winning streak as investors carefully await for the outcome of the Bank Of Japan's two-day policy meeting.