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Asian equities kicked off the week with sharp losses as fears over emerging markets continued to spook investors.
TOKYO, Jan 27- Japan's Nikkei average slid as much as 3 percent to its lowest in two months on Monday as the yen soared and global equities dropped on concerns about a selloff in emerging-market assets. Index heavyweights led the declines with SoftBank Corp, the most traded stock by turnover, falling 2.7 percent and KDDI Corp shedding 3.5 percent.
NEW YORK, Jan 23- Sprint Corp said on Thursday it would report a fourth-quarter charge of $165 million for severance and related items as a result of job cuts it is making across the company to reduce costs.
NEW YORK, Jan 23- Sprint Corp said on Thursday that it expects to report a fourth-quarter charge of $165 million for severance and related items as it is cutting jobs to reduce its costs.
Asian equities were mixed on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan's policy decision.
*Daniel Loeb's Third Point upbeat on SoftBank and Sony. *Bank of Japan to conclude 2- day meeting, seen standing pat.
Jan 21- Activist investor Daniel Loeb has taken a major stake in Dow Chemical Co, urging the largest U.S. chemical maker by revenue to spin off its lucrative but slow-growing petrochemical unit and focus on specialty materials.
Softbank Corp has entered direct talks with Deutsche Telekom, Bloomberg reported on Sunday.
FRANKFURT, Jan 19- Softbank Corp has entered direct talks with Deutsche Telekom as it seeks to combine its Sprint Corp unit with the German company's T-Mobile US, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter.
*S&P rise, U.S. data bolster risk appetite. TOKYO, Jan 16- Japan's Nikkei average rose on Thursday morning, adding to a sharp rise in the previous session, after strong U.S. data and corporate earnings drove Wall Street stocks higher while a weaker yen bolstered market sentiment.
*Toshiba climbs to 5-1/ 2 month high after UK nuclear deal. TOKYO, Jan 15- Tokyo's Nikkei stock average rebounded from a one-month low on Wednesday as a robust U.S. retail sales report helped ease concerns about the pace of growth in the world's largest economy- one of Japan's top trading partners.
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.
The SAC brand starts 2014 severely sullied, but that negative reputation hasn't stopped recent alums of the firm from raising piles of cash.
Sprint on Tuesday unveiled a new option called "framily" plans that give up to 10 family members or friends discounts if they sign up as a group.
BEIJING, Jan 8- E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it would set up a mobile gaming platform in China, venturing into a fast growing sector dominated by tech rival Tencent Holdings Ltd..
NEW YORK, Jan 7- Sprint Corp on Tuesday unveiled a new option called "framily" plans that give up to 10 family members or friends big service discounts if they sign up as a group, the latest move in an increasingly competitive market.
TOKYO, Jan 6- Japan's Nikkei share average slid to a 1-1/ 2- week low on its first trading day of 2014, snapping a nine-day winning streak, as investors took profits on financials and large market cap stocks such as Fast Retailing and SoftBank.
NEW YORK, Jan 3- AT&T Inc on Friday offered customers of No.4 U.S. mobile provider T-Mobile U.S. Inc a $200 credit to switch to its service, firing the first volley this year in what may become a price war that benefits consumers but plays havoc with profits across the industry.
NEW YORK, Jan 3- AT&T Inc on Friday offered customers of No.4 U.S. mobile provider T-Mobile U.S. Inc a $200 credit to switch to its service, firing the first volley in what may be a price war that benefits consumers but plays havoc with profits.
Loeb's $14 billion firm, Third Point, has been one of the industry's best performers for several years now thanks to bets on Greek bonds, Japan's economic recovery and blue-chip U.S. stocks.