Asian equity markets rose on Tuesday as geopolitical concerns in eastern Ukraine and the Gaza strip eased.» Read More
*U.S. players include Gogo, Honeywell, Golden Eagle. LONDON, July 22- The web-connected aircraft cabins of the future, powered by technology on show at last week's Farnborough Airshow, are offering a path to investor returns through suppliers like Cobham Plc and Thales SA.
In the Gaza Strip, Israeli jets, tanks and artillery continued to pound Gaza as the death toll from a two-week conflict topped 500. Malaysia has reached an agreement with the leader of the separatist group to retrieve the bodies of the victims from last week's downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet as well as the plane's two black boxes, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Tuesday.
TOKYO, July 18- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped to a one-week low on Friday morning and posted its biggest one-day fall in two months as investors turned risk averse on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet was shot down near the Ukraine- Russia border.
*JX Holdings rises on report saying it will build hydrogen stations. TOKYO, July 16- Japan's Nikkei share average was flat on Wednesday morning as investors stayed cautious ahead of China economic data, with weakness in U.S. shares also curbing investors' risk appetites.
TOKYO, July 9- Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a fresh one-week low on Wednesday morning as U.S. stocks beat a retreat before the start of the earnings season, and the stronger yen hurt exporters. Bucking the weakness, ANA Holdings rose 1.3 percent after CLSA hiked its rating to' buy' from' outperform' citing its strong inbound and outbound traffic.
*Lynas, Molycorp hit by funding squeeze, delayed production ramp-ups. Australia's Lynas Corp and U.S. miner Molycorp Inc, the only two suppliers outside China, are boosting output at their plants in Malaysia and California, respectively. That has squeezed Lynas' and Molycorp's funding and their share prices have tumbled.
*Lynas, Molycorp hit by funding squeeze, delayed production ramp-ups. KUANTAN, Malaysia, July 3- Australia's Lynas Corp, one of only two rare earths producers outside China, expects to reach its initial output rate target by December at the latest which should shore up its shaky cash position, its new CEO said in her first interview.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday, after the publication of the ADP jobs report.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 1- Microsoft Corp has joined Qualcomm Inc and other technology companies in a bid to establish standard ways for household devices like light bulbs and thermostats to talk to each other.
TOKYO, June 30- Only a "natural disaster" could keep Sony Corp's TV division from returning to profit this year, the head of the newly independent business said on Monday, after a decade in the red and repeated missed promises of a turnaround.
*Engineering shares extend gains on Toyota's fuel cell announcement. TOKYO, June 27- Japan's Nikkei share average slipped on Friday as concerns about U.S. economic growth hurt sentiment and as the stronger yen pulled down exporters.
*Rakuten soars on report it is entering low-cost carries business. TOKYO, June 26- Japan's Nikkei share average crawled back up from a one-week low on Thursday, and Rakuten Inc soared on a report it is preparing to enter the low-cost carrier business.
TOKYO, June 25- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Wednesday morning as investors took profits from recent rallies, hit by weakness in Wall Street, while the government's widely-anticipated growth strategy met a muted market reaction.
Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
TOKYO, June 18- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Wednesday morning, benefitting from gains on Wall Street and a weaker yen which drove exporters higher. Exporters were stronger after the dollar reached a one-week high of 102.25, with Panasonic Corp soaring 2.9 percent, Nissan Motor Co adding 0.5 percent and Tokyo Electron Ltd gaining 1.2 percent.
TOKYO, June 12- Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a 1 1/ 2- week low on Thursday morning after the World Bank's downward revision of its global growth forecast soured sentiment, while a stronger yen pulled down exporters.
New York and New Jersey are attempting to use tax incentives and corporate subsidies to lure businesses to their side of the Hudson.
*Shares bought back after MSCI keeps rival South Korea, Taiwan shares in EM Market cautious after Nikkei trades above 15,000- analyst.
Asian stocks kicked off the week with gains following positive data releases from the region's two biggest economies and a strong U.S. lead.