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  • *Camera recovery hard to predict, China stimulus could help- CFO. TOKYO, Oct 27- Japan's Canon Inc on Tuesday cut its full-year profit view citing weaker-than-expected demand for consumer cameras in China and Southeast Asia, adding weight to its near $3 billion decision this year to expand into surveillance equipment. Cameras still account for about a quarter of...

  • *Seven& i rises after Third Point buys a stake. *Ashikaga Holdings soars on merger talks with Joyo Bank. Ashikaga Holdings Inc soared 7 percent on news that it and Joyo Bank Ltd were in merger talks.

  • Oct 22- U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investment fell in September, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said. Credit approvals totaled 80.5 percent in September, up from 79.3 percent in August, said ELFA, a Washington- based trade association that reports economic activity for the $903 billion equipment finance sector.

  • Small-cap stocks lead gains in China rebound Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 4:12 AM ET
    An investor observes stock market at a stock exchagne hall on September 22, 2015 in Nanjing, China.

    Asian stocks put up a mixed performance on Thursday, as investors kept a wary eye on China which recovered from the prior day's sudden sell-off.

  • Tokyo jumps, but Shanghai posts biggest fall in 5 weeks Wednesday, 21 Oct 2015 | 3:34 AM ET
    A man looks at an electronic board showing the numbers on the Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo.

    Asia diverged on Wednesday, with China stocks posting its worst one-day performance in five weeks. By contrast, Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped on the back of easing hopes.

  • Stimulus hopes, US rally take Asia shares higher Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | 4:19 AM ET
    A man looks at an electronic board showing movement of the Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Japan.

    Asian stocks cruised higher on Friday, lifted by a positive U.S. lead and as investors bet on the possibility of further stimulus from Japan and China.

  • This year's top CEO is not one you'd guess Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | 3:17 PM ET
    Lars Rebien Soerensen, Novo Nordisk

    One CEO beat out Starbucks' Howard Schultz, Nike's Mark Parker and's Marc Benioff in new performance rankings.

  • *Nikkei's gains capped on Fast Retailing's heavy drop. TOKYO, Oct 9- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday as Wall Street gained after the Federal Reserve's September meeting minutes suggested U.S. interest rates will remain near zero for the time being. But the gains were capped after index heavyweight Fast Retailing Co dived 9.4 percent on earnings...

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- Sentiment at Asia's biggest firms tumbled in the third quarter at record pace due to growing worries about the economic slowdown in China and the risks it poses to the global outlook, a Thomson Reuters/ INSEAD survey showed. The Thomson Reuters/ INSEAD Asian Business Sentiment Index, representing the six-month outlook at 79 firms, was 60 in the...

  • A businessman runs past an electric quotation board flashing the Nikkei key index in Tokyo, Japan.

    Asian shares outside Japan advanced on Friday after the Fed decided to hold off on its first rate hike in nearly a decade.

  • Nikkei and Shanghai Comp diverge in choppy session Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 3:30 AM ET
    A stock investor monitors trading activity in a stock exchange in China.

    Asian stocks endured volatile trading on Tuesday, with China's Shanghai Composite index lurching higher in the final minutes of trade.

  • Asian shares mostly recover with China markets closed Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 2:42 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk past a share price board of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo.

    Asian stocks mostly recovered on Thursday as investors took heart in a positive finish on Wall Street overnight.

  • *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...

  • An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information in Hangzhou, China, on Aug. 18, 2015.

    The sell-off in Asian stocks continued on Thursday, as investors weighed concerns about the stability of China's economy.

  • China stocks stage late-day rebound; rest of Asia mixed Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 4:29 AM ET
    Chinese stock investors gather at a securities firm in Fuyang, in China's Anhui province on January 7, 2015.

    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'...

  • A panel outside a bank displays the morning trading of CSI300 index, the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen, and the Shanghai Composite Index, in Hong Kong, China, on July 9, 2015.

    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.

  • An investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information in Fuyang, China.

    Asian stocks edged up from session lows on Tuesday, taking their cues from the mainland.

  • Minefield for market with Fed, earnings, commodities Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 8:08 AM ET
    An oil trader works on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    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.

  • China stocks tank more than 8% in Asia sell-off Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 3:10 AM ET
    Shanghai stock exchange

    Chinese stocks led the sell-off in Asia on Monday, as the fall in commodity prices, questionable growth in the mainland sapped risk appetite.