Asian shares were mixed on Monday following gains on Wall Street and results from the European Central Bank's stress tests.» Read More
Asian indices painted a mixed trading picture on Monday after a gathering of central bankers failed to give any clues about interest rates.
TOKYO, Aug 25- Tokyo stocks rebounded on Monday morning, spurred by gains for exporters as the yen weakened to a seven-month low against the dollar after a gathering of central bankers underlined the diverging paths of interest rates in Japan and the United States. rose 0.2 percent to 15,569.57 points.
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.
TOKYO, Aug 20- Japan's Nikkei share average rose for an eighth day on Wednesday morning as the yen weakened, but gains were subdued as many investors stuck to the sidelines ahead of the U.S.
Panasonic Corp, Fujitsu Ltd and others, seeking niche business opportunities to offset a downturn in demand for their consumer electronics, are touting automated greenhouses and sensor-controlled fields that ensure constant conditions to produce high-quality vegetables all year-round.
Wall Street's upbeat performance overnight, helped by a subside in geopolitical tensions, elevated Asian bourses to fresh closing highs on Tuesday.
TOKYO, Aug 19- Japan's Nikkei share average hit a two-week high on Tuesday as robust U.S. housing data boosted sentiment, while the weaker yen increased risk appetite in index-heavy stocks and exporters such as SoftBank Corp and Panasonic Corp. Receding tensions in Ukraine also brightened the mood, after Russia said on Monday all objections to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved.
*Skymark soars on report that AirAsia is considering aid.
TOKYO, Aug 18- Japan's Nikkei was choppy on Monday morning as geopolitical tensions checked risk appetite, but Chugai Pharmaceutical jumped on a media report that Roche Holding AG's may be close to sealing a deal to gain full ownership of the Japanese drugmaker.
Most Asian equities traded higher on the last trading day of the week, taking cues from a firm finish on Wall Street overnight.
*Sony up on report it plans to enter automotive image sensor market. TOKYO, Aug 15- Japanese stocks snapped a four-day winning streak on Friday morning, as investors took a breather ahead of the weekend though Sony Corp rose on a report that it will enter the automotive image sensor market.
Most Asian bourses traded higher on Thursday following a firmer finish on Wall Street overnight.
Aug 13- When Amazon.com Inc was developing its most advanced tablet to date, it asked a little-known company to solve a tricky problem with the screen: how to produce rich colors without draining battery life.
That number could reach 12 when cameras replace side-view mirrors, according to Mcnex Co Ltd, a phone camera supplier of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Korea's biggest car camera maker. As the technology reaches mid- and lower-end cars, the market for vehicle cameras could grow seven-fold from 2011 to nearly $6.6 billion in 2018, said Techno Systems Research.
TOKYO, Aug 7- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Thursday morning in choppy trade, extending its declines into a sixth day as the strong yen dragged down exporters, while rising tensions in Ukraine dulled risk appetite.
*Toyota, Sapporo, Daikin scheduled to report results after close.
Japan's Panasonic, best known for its television sets and home theater systems, wants to feed Singaporeans its radishes and lettuce.
SINGAPORE, Aug 4- Japan's Panasonic Corp, best known for its television sets and home theater systems, wants to feed Singaporeans its radishes and lettuce.
Asian stocks declined on Friday following a global market selloff overnight but upbeat data from China helped cap larger losses.
TOKYO, Aug 1- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday morning after U.S. shares languished on concerns that interest rates could rise sooner than expected, but strong earnings from Sony Corp and Panasonic Corp limited the losses.