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*Nintendo warned of third year of operating losses after poor Wii U sales. TOKYO, Jan 29- Nintendo Co Ltd, facing a third year of losses, is getting lots of unsolicited advice on how to squeeze more out of its Mario franchise and revive its fortunes after admitting that its Wii U game console has been a flop.
TOKYO, Jan 29- Nintendo Co Ltd posted lacklustre results for its traditionally strongest third quarter on Wednesday after disappointing sales for its flagship Wii U console forced it to slash its annual forecasts earlier this month.
*Turkey's move raises hopes of turnaround in emerging market rout. *Advantest hits near 4- month low on outlook cut. TOKYO, Jan 29- Japan's Nikkei average jumped almost 2 percent on Wednesday morning after four days of losses as Turkey's huge hike in interest rates halted selling in emerging markets and bolstered risk appetite.
TOKYO, Jan 28- Nintendo Co Ltd, facing a third year of losses, is getting lots of unsolicited advice on how to squeeze more out of its Mario franchise and revive its fortunes after admitting that its Wii U game console has been a flop.
*Nintendo extends slide after loss forecast. A weaker yen, always a key catalyst for the Japanese market, also supported sentiment and lifted currency-sensitive exporters like Toyota Motor Corp. The Nikkei was up 1.4 percent at 15,853.04 in midmorning trade after falling 0.3 percent to a one-week closing low on Monday.
Nintendo shares slumped on Monday following a huge profit loss warning, but analysts told CNBC the company could be on the verge of a paradigm shift.
Mainland shares dropped below the 2,000 mark for the first time in six months over liquidity fears.
TOKYO, Jan 20- Japan's Nikkei share average slipped to a one-week low on Monday as investors avoided taking risks as the weak-yen trend took a pause, while Nintendo Co Ltd plunged after the game maker forecast an annual loss.
Shares in Nintendo tumbled by nearly a fifth on Monday after it warned of a third straight year of operating losses.
*Nintendo's loss forecast disappoints market. TOKYO, Jan 20- Japan's Nikkei average dropped to a one-week low on Monday, tracking declines in U.S. shares, while Nintendo Co Ltd plunged by nearly a fifth after the game maker forecast an annual loss.
Nintendo said on Friday that sales of its Wii U consoles had flopped, pushing it to a third consecutive annual loss.
Trade in Asian equity markets was subdued on Friday after underwhelming U.S. earnings results pulled the plug on Wall Street's two-day rally.
*Sees oper loss at 35 bln yen instead of 100 bln yen profit. TOKYO, Jan 17- Nintendo Co Ltd said on Friday that sales of its Wii U consoles had flopped, pushing it to a third consecutive annual loss and raising a question mark over its future in a home console market increasingly dominated by Sony Corp and Microsoft Corp..
TOKYO, Jan 17- Nintendo Co Ltd said it expects an operating loss of 35 billion yen for the year to end-March, citing much weaker-than-expected sales of its Wii U and 3 DS game machines during the crucial holiday season.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Tuesday with Japan's benchmark index as the region's top loser following a sell-off on Wall Street overnight.
Game consoles sold in China are mostly modified to allow pirated games, causing console makers to lose out on royalties from software sales.
BEIJING/ TOKYO/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10- For the past five years, Zhang Yang has sold Xboxes, Wiis and PlayStations at his Beijing shop, but the Chinese merchant is a thorn in the side of video game console makers now allowed into the world's third biggest market.
Asian equity markets were mostly lower on Thursday after China's annual consumer inflation hit a seven-month low in December.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday with Japan's benchmark index outperforming its peers, which traded flat despite a positive global lead.
TOKYO, Jan 8- Japan's Nikkei soared on Wednesday after strong trade data in the United States boosted risk appetite, with traders seeing buying from foreign pension funds, while Nintendo Co Ltd jumped after China temporarily lifted a ban on selling game consoles.