Asian equity markets struggled for direction on Wednesday following an uninspiring lead from Wall Street overnight.» Read More
TOKYO, May 22- The market capitalisation of shares listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's main board hit a record high on Friday, topping a 26- year peak and marking one victory in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign to jolt the economy out of a long phase of deflation and stagnation. The total market capitalisation of the TSE's first section rose to 591.30...
*Honda, NTT Docomo, Oriental Land hit by earning disappointment. TOKYO, April 30- Japanese shares suffered their biggest loss in four months on Thursday on weak U.S. growth figures and lacklustre earnings from Japanese companies including Honda Motor. Their selling should be considered in this context, "said Norihiro Fujito, senior investment strategist at...
*Honda, NTT Docomo, Oriental Land hit by earning disappointment. TOKYO, April 30- Japanese shares tumbled on Thursday as traders locked in profits from recent gains, discouraged by weak U.S. growth figures, a retreat in overseas shares and disappointing earnings from Honda Motor and a few other companies. Their selling should be considered in this context, "said...
*NTT Docomo hits 11- year high. TOKYO, Apr 23- Japanese stocks rose on Thursday as investors sought to pick up stock seen as undervalued and presenting positive earnings prospects, with the likes of Nomura Holdings and large cap Japan Tobacco surging on strong demand. Large-cap Japan Tobacco Inc was Tokyo's biggest gainer, climbing 4.8 percent.
BARCELONA, March 2- Japan's NTT DoCoMo and Finland's Nokia said on Monday they are working together to develop networks running at high frequencies for use in the 5 G wireless era- technology expected to be showcased at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile operator, and Nokia, the world's third biggest telecom equipment maker, said they will be...
*U.S. rate hikes positive for Japan only if gradual- analyst. TOKYO, Feb 9- Japan's Nikkei share average was steady on Monday morning as the yen weakened against the dollar after strong U.S. jobs data, but gains were limited as weak Chinese trade numbers capped risk appetites. "A U.S. rate hike is positive for the Japanese market only when rates are gradually rising," said...
SINGAPORE, Dec 12- WebRTC, a free browser-based technology, looks set to change the way we communicate and collaborate, up-ending telecoms firms, online chat services like Skype and WhatsApp and remote conferencing on WebEx. Further ahead, WebRTC could add video and audio into all kinds of products and services, from GoPro cameras and educational software to...
The music business has shifted toward downloads and streaming globally. But in Japan, the compact disc is still king. The New York Times reports.
Asian equity markets finished mostly higher on the final trading day of the week following another record close for the S&P 500 overnight.
Soft corporate earnings weighed on Asia's major indices on Friday, with Tokyo outperforming on the back of a weaker currency.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Thursday following mini-stimulus measures from China and positive U.S. data.
Apple shares received a bounce Monday But analysts have told CNBC that any upside for the U.S. technology giant could be limited.
As Apple's revenue growth in the Americas and Europe flatlined during the July-September quarter, Japan proved to be a bright spot for the company.
Asian stocks were dealt a blow on Friday as concerns over a repeat of June's credit crunch in China overshadowed gains on Wall Street.
Smartphone technology is still broadly struggling to find a connection with Asia's booming 'silver economy,' which could be worth a staggering $3 trillion in the Asia-Pacific region by 2017.
Asian equity markets ended mostly lower on Tuesday amid anticipation of a reduction in U.S. stimulus ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting.
David Garrity, Principal at GVA Research tells CNBC's Cash Flow his target price for Apple in the wake of its iPhone 5C and 5S launch.
Just several hours ahead of the expected new iPhone launch event, shares of Japanese electronics parts suppliers to Apple are trading higher today. Sachiko Kishida reports.
Neale Anderson, Telecom & Media Analyst, Asia-Pacific at HSBC tells us why Asian telco companies are attractive investments.
SoftBank said there is no need to improve its $20.1 billion bid for 70 percent of U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel, which has been challenged by Dish Network.