Japan will be in the spotlight this week, where the release of key data will shed some light on the state of the world's third-largest economy.» Read More
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Industrial production rose by 2.7 percent in September, the fastest pace since January, easing some concerns about Japan's factory activity and the broader economy. Japan's largest investment banking and securities group Nomura Holdings was boosted by better-than-expected earnings. Shares in the firm soared 5 percent after its second quarter net profit...
Japan's economy is in the spotlight in Asia's business calendar this week as investors look to a suite of economic indicators for signs of recovery following a sales tax hike earlier this year.
TOKYO, Sept 18- The head of Sony Corp's PlayStation division hopes to raise its profit outlook for this year, in stark contrast to the Japanese electronics firm's mobile business which has forecast deep losses and sent Sony's stock reeling.
Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Tuesday with Shanghai and Japanese shares leading the gains despite the absence of a U.S. lead.
Asian stock markets rose on Monday as a positive handover from Wall Street offset disappointing Chinese factory activity data.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21- U.S video game service Ouya is turning to Asia to capture the growth that has eluded the startup on its own home turf. Xiaomi, which in three years became China's top smartphone seller ahead of Apple Inc and Samsung, harbors ambitions beyond mobile gadgets.
Most Asian stocks reversed losses on late Wednesday as traders await the release of the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting minutes due later in the day.
Asian equities traded mixed on Monday as a cautious sentiment set in after fresh conflict in Ukraine at the weekend.
Videogame streaming site Twitch can no longer fly under the legal radar, as evidenced by the announcement that videos in its archives with unlicensed music will be flagged muted.
Asian equities were mixed on Thursday as profit-taking overshadowed robust U.S. economic data overnight.
TOKYO, July 31- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Thursday in choppy trade, breaking a four-day winning streak when profit-taking erased all the gains posted in bouyant morning trade that was supported by solid U.S. growth figures.
Japanese video game maker Nintendo posted a worse-than-expected operating loss in the second quarter as it struggles with shrinking sales.
Investors are paying close attention to this reporting season which will give insights into how profitability is holding up following the tax hike.
Japan will be the market to watch this week on the back of key data and as earnings season in the world's third-largest economy kicks into full gear.
After a streaming porn site offered to sponsor competitive gaming, many gaming groups indicated the sponsorship could violate policies.
Asian equities extended losses into a third session on Wednesday following a selloff on Wall Street overnight and steady Chinese inflation data.
Philips Electronics said on Friday it had won a patent infringement cases against Nintendo in the United Kingdom.
Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
There's so much going on at E3 that it's hard to keep up with everything being shown, talked about and hinted at.