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Asian stocks were dealt a blow on Friday as concerns over a repeat of June's credit crunch in China overshadowed gains on Wall Street.
High-flying Conatus Capital has poached talent from other leading investment managers in the last few months, including SAC and GLG.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23- Mobile gaming company Kabam is raising its 2013 revenue forecast by about 8 percent to $325 million as recent hits like "Dragons of Atlantis" beat expectations and its publishing business for other developers' games is taking off, Chief Executive Kevin Chou said.
Japanese and Chinese equities were sold-off on Wednesday afternoon on fears of bad bank debt and tight liquidity in China.
TOKYO, Oct 23- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up to a 3-1/ 2 week high on Wednesday morning after a soft U.S. jobs report cemented expectations the Federal Reserve will keep its stimulus in place until early next year. Softbank Corp extended its recent gains, jumping 3.0 percent to a new 13- year high of 7,850 yen and was the most traded stock by turnover.
*Nikkei up 0.2 pct; Topix flat. TOKYO, Oct 22- Japan's Nikkei stock average seesawed on Tuesday morning ahead of a key U.S. jobs report- an outcome eagerly awaited by global markets for clues on when the Federal Reserve will begin scaling back its stimulus.
**Crown Castle International Corp said on Sunday that it had agreed to buy rights to about 9,700 AT&T Inc wireless communication towers for $4.85 billion in cash.
Asian equities rose on Monday after the S&P 500 hit a record high last week and as bets on extended U.S. monetary stimulus lifted risk appetite.
NEW YORK, Oct 18- Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Friday it had agreed to pay $1.26 billion for a 57 percent stake in privately held cellphone distributor Brightstar Corp as it looks to boost its bargaining power with handset makers.
NEW YORK, Oct 18- SoftBank Corp said on Friday it agreed to pay $1.26 billion for a 57 percent stake in privately held cellphone distributor Brightstar Corp..
Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Friday with the exception of Japan after China's economy grew at its fastest pace this year.
Asian stocks were in a holding pattern on Wednesday on caution whether the U.S. could avert a debt default after Senate lawmakers resumed talks.
TOKYO, Oct 16- Japanese stocks turned lower in choppy trade on Wednesday morning, as investors nervously watched developments in Washington for a deal to avert a U.S debt default ahead of Thursday's deadline. Among the stocks on the back foot, Japan Tobacco Inc fell 3.1 percent and Panasonic Corp dropped 1.5 percent.
Japanese tech group SoftBank is paying $1.53 billion for a 51 percent stake in Finnish mobile game maker Supercell, valuing Supercell at $3 billion.
*Deal for stake would be worth more than $1 billion- Nikkei. TOKYO, Oct 16- SoftBank Corp is in talks to buy a stake in U.S. wireless device distributor Brightstar Corp that media reported could be worth more than $1 billion and boost its bargaining power with hardware suppliers.
TOKYO, Oct 16- SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it was in talks on the purchase of a stake in U.S. wireless device distributor Brightstar Corp, but no decisions had been reached on a possible deal.
TOKYO/ HELSINKI, Oct 15- Japanese tech and telecoms group SoftBank Corp is to buy into Finnish mobile gaming company Supercell in a deal that values the three-year-old maker of hit game Clash of Clans at $3 billion.
TOKYO, Oct 15- Japanese tech and telecoms group SoftBank Corp is to buy a majority stake in Finnish mobile game maker Supercell, sharing the 150 billion yen price tag with subsidiary GungHo Online Entertainment Inc..
Asian equity markets outside of China rose on Tuesday on news that a bipartisan U.S. budget deal could be announced soon.
Japan led Asian stocks higher on Wednesday on news that President Obama will announce Janet Yellen as the next chair of the Federal Reserve.