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Chinese shares led gains in Asia on Monday, touching a five-year high on rising stimulus bets.
Japanese stocks tracked a positive lead from Wall Street to hit a fresh multi-year high, breaching the 19,000 level, as major indices in the region largely rose on Friday.
*Investors struggle to force change in Asia. SINGAPORE, March 12- Noble Group's vow to be more open after a blogger attacked its accounting is a testament to the growing clout of independent researchers, who have shaken up Asian corporate practices in a way investors and brokerage analysts never could. Activist investors such as Oasis Management and Third Point...
Asian shares largely rose on Friday, supported by a stronger close on Wall Street overnight, with Japanese and South Korean markets scaling fresh highs.
Asian indices mostly advanced on Tuesday to hit new highs, but trading remained cautious ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony.
Feb 10- Akamai Technologies Inc reported quarterly revenue and profit above market estimates due to higher demand for both the company's security products and its services that speed up the delivery of video and data over the Internet. Shares of Akamai, whose customers include Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc and Nintendo Co, were up 2.9 percent at $64 in extended...
Feb 10- Akamai Technologies Inc reported quarterly revenue and profit above average analyst estimates due to higher demand for its services that speed up delivery of video and data over the Internet. Total revenue jumped 23 percent to $536.3 million for the company whose customers include Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc and Nintendo Co.. Excluding a tax benefit of 5...
Netflix has started to develop a live action series based on the popular "Legend of Zelda" games, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Asian stocks started the week on the back foot, as data showing China's manufacturing sector remaining in a poor state, along with a less-than-stellar growth data from the U.S., fueled fresh worries over the global economy.
Asian indices were broadly lower early Thursday, as a rout in energy stocks and a slew of disappointing corporate earnings weigh on regional markets.
News of a weak sales outlook clobbered Nintendo's stock with pessimism over their futures, but analysts say it might be too early to tell.
*Komatsu, Hitachi Construction fall sharply after earnings. TOKYO, Jan 29- Japan's Nikkei average slipped on Thursday in sympathy with falls in Wall Street shares following the Fed's unwavering stance on rate hikes, with construction equipment makers badly hit by disappointing earnings. Still, analysts say the Tokyo market appears to have a firmer support...
Nintendo issued a profit warning, even as it sells fewer consoles, the sharp weakening of the yen means overseas sales will inflate its net income.
Asian stocks outside of Shanghai erased losses to end higher on Wednesday, but the mood was cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
TOKYO/ OSAKA, Jan 28- Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co on Wednesday issued a profit warning with a silver lining- even as it sells fewer consoles, the sharp weakening of the yen means overseas sales will inflate its net income this fiscal year. While operating profit still grew nearly 50 percent in October-December from a year earlier, the third quarter is...
TOKYO/ OSAKA, Jan 28- Struggling Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co warned it won't make its annual operating profit target due to slack sales of its 3 DS handheld game consoles, though the yen's current weakness means overseas sales will boost net profit. Reporting a return to profit in the nine months ended December, Osaka- based Nintendo on Wednesday halved...
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.
Shanghai shares outperformed the region on Friday, as the rest of Asia languished on heightened volatility induced by the Swiss National Bank.
The multiyear losing streak by the video game industry finally came to an end in 2014, though any celebrations may be muted.
The persisting turmoil in commodity markets ignited risk aversion in most Asian stock markets on Wednesday, with Tokyo and Sydney equities finishing at fresh lows.