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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.
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.
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.
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.
One CEO beat out Starbucks' Howard Schultz, Nike's Mark Parker and Salesforce.com'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...
Asian shares outside Japan advanced on Friday after the Fed decided to hold off on its first rate hike in nearly a decade.
Asian stocks endured volatile trading on Tuesday, with China's Shanghai Composite index lurching higher in the final minutes of trade.
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...
The sell-off in Asian stocks continued on Thursday, as investors weighed concerns about the stability of China's economy.
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.