Masayoshi Son began investing in e-commerce long before people could even spell e-commerce, says Jefferies' Atul Goyal.
Asian markets were mostly up and the Mexican peso strengthened against the dollar on Thursday after the final U.S. Presidential debate.
Most Asia markets finished higher on Friday, as investors weighed price increases in China and the possibility of a Fed hike later in the year.
The Softbank Vision Fund is the same size as all funds raised by U.S. CV firms over the last two and a half years, the FT reports.
Southeast Asian ride-hailing company, Grab has raised $750 million in equity financing, bringing its total cash pile to over $1 billion.
Asian markets were mixed, giving up earlier gains despite slightly better-than-expected China data and a dovish speech from Fed Governor Brainard.
Tencent Holdings has become the most valuable company in Asia, beating out China Mobile and entering the the world's top 10, the SCMP reports.
The BOJ's purchases of the country's ETFs has been distorting the market, offering traders a leg up on picking stock winners.
Following launches in Germany and Russia, Apple opened up mobile billing in Japan, Switzerland and Taiwan for iPhone users.
Jim Cramer identified four groups to embrace and avoid in the market, including one with a powerful growth story.
Another week, another big tech deal where Wall Street's top institutions didn't get a piece of the action.
European stocks closed slightly higher Wednesday ahead of the latest monetary policy decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
The provider of technology for the iPhone will not be providing full-year revenue guidance in light of Softbank deal.
Heavy discounts helped Sprint attract the most postpaid subscribers on a net basis for any first quarter in nine years.
The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies after U.S. housing starts rose by more than expected in June.
European stocks closed largely lower on Tuesday, but pared some losses, as investors trod carefully amid earnings and geopolitical tensions.
Asian markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with the Nikkei climbing despite heavily weighted SoftBank tumbling after its $32 billion bid for a chip firm.
Softbank bought 95 percent of the smartphone market's architecture for just $32 billion, says BGC Securities Singapore's Amir Anvarzadeh.
U.S. stocks traded higher Monday as companies posted better-than-expected earnings and Japan's Softbank announced a deal to buy a U.K. semiconductor.
So just what will SoftBank do with ARM? It's likely to be business as usual, for now. Recode reports.