China's Shanghai Composite index finished in negative turf late Wednesday, as investor confidence remained frail.» Read More
*Nintendo, DeNA soar on tie-up plan. *Hopes for change in Japan firms underpin market. TOKYO, March 19- Japanese share prices slipped from 15- year highs on Thursday, as investors took profits on recent gainers such as financial shares, which could suffer from a fall in Japanese bond yields.
Shares in Nintendo powered up on the news the gaming company is into smartphone games.
Stocks in Japan and China settled at new multi-year highs for the second straight session as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.
TOKYO, March 18- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh 15- year high on Wednesday on hopes for an economic recovery and higher shareholder returns, while Nintendo Co jumped 21 percent after it said it will enter the smartphone gaming industry. Nintendo soared to its daily limit of 17,080 yen after remaining untraded during trading hours as its buy orders...
*Nintendo, DeNA untraded with buy orders after tie-up news Nintendo- related shares soar on new console hopes. Nintendo shares were untraded at 0220 GMT, but looked set to rise by its daily limit of 21 percent to 17,080 yen as the stock was flooded with buy orders after it and DeNA Co said they will jointly develop game applications. CLSA raised Nintendo's rating to'...
DeNA has launched a “business and capital alliance” with gaming giant Nintendo; meaning that Luigi and Mario could be on your phone quite soon.
*Nintendo, DeNA to jointly develop, operate phone apps. *Nintendo has lost users to apps, console rivals. Nintendo, which already warned its annual operating profit would halve on weak console sales, said on Tuesday it was teaming up with online gaming firm DeNA Co Ltd to develop and operate gaming apps.
*Nintendo has lost users to smartphone apps, console rivals. TOKYO, March 17- Japan video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd and online gaming firm DeNA are teaming up to develop smartphone games featuring the likes of Super Mario, in a bid to retain users increasingly shunning their console and browser-based games. As a result, Nintendo will acquire a 10 percent stake in...
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.
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.
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.
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.