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  • Nikkei snaps 4-day losing streak to end up 1% Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 1:38 AM ET

    Japan's NIkkei 225 retraced losses of as much as 1.5 percent in afternoon trade to close 184.71 points, or 1.10 percent, higher.

  • Asia ends mixed; Nikkei ends off 5.9% for week Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 2:29 AM ET

    Asian markets came under pressure Friday, closing mixed despite Wall Street's positive finish overnight, as a newly weaker dollar brought fresh concerns.

  • Asia markets mostly higher; Nikkei falls 0.9% Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 2:04 AM ET

    Most Asian markets closed up on Thursday, following a mostly higher finish on Wall Street overnight amid an oil price surge.

  • TOKYO— Troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp plans to decide within a month between investment offers from Taiwanese company Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, or a consortium of Japanese investors. Sharp Corp. has acknowledged it needs to restructure its once booming liquid crystal display panel business, now stumbling amid competition from Korean and...

  • Asia markets mixed on China data Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 3:02 AM ET

    Asia markets closed mixed, with indexes in Australia, Japan and Korea extending Friday's gains on the back of the BOJ's surprise rate move.

  • Asia closes mixed; Shanghai down 2.9% Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 2:14 AM ET

    Asia markets were mixed, but largely trimmed earlier losses, despite Wall Street's fall after the Fed appeared to temper its expectations for U.S. growth.

  • No Monday blues for Asian stock markets Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 2:22 AM ET

    Asian markets advanced Monday, continuing to recover from the global rout that hammered stocks in the first few weeks of 2016.

  • Asia stocks bounce; Nikkei surges nearly 6% Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 3:08 AM ET

    Asian markets bounced Friday, tracking a rally in European and U.S. markets, getting a boost from an uptick in oil prices and comments from the ECB.

  • Foxconn proposes $5.3B offer for Japan's Sharp: WSJ Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 3:02 AM ET

    Foxconn, best known as a top iPhone assembler, has proposed a takeover bid for Japanese electronics maker Sharp, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Asia markets lost early gains and slid into negative territory, following another Wall Street selloff on concerns over global growth, China and oil.

  • Japan shares enter bear territory as Asia markets tumble Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 2:54 AM ET

    Asian stocks tumbled Wednesday, with Japan's Nikkei entering the bear market, as global sentiment remains low on concerns over economic growth, China, and low oil prices.

  • Shanghai jumps 3.2% to lead Asian gains Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 3:02 AM ET

    Asian equities bounced back in afternoon trade after a mixed, but volatile reaction to the slew of data released by Beijing.

  • A stock investor gestures as she checks share prices at a security firm in Fuyang, east China's Anhui province.

    Markets in Asia closed mixed Monday, on the back of another Wall Street sell-off Friday, with Australia and Japan near bear market territory.

  • Major Asian stock markets ended down Friday, erasing early gains despite a positive finish from Wall Street overnight.

  • Asia mixed, Nikkei rebounds 2.88%, Shanghai down 2.4% Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 2:15 AM ET

    Asian markets closed mostly up, in a sign of returning stability despite lingering headwinds over China and lower commodity prices.

  • Nikkei drops 2.7% but Shanghai closes with small gain Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 2:06 AM ET

    Asia's major markets closed mostly lower, with the exception of China, as investor sentiment in the region remained fragile.

  • A Sharp Corp. logo is displayed on a door at the entrance to the company's plant in Yaita, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015.

    Japanese government-backed fund INCJ has offered to invest $1.7 billion in Sharp, the Nikkei business daily reported.

  • *Renesas jumps after report government-backed fund may sell its stake to Sony. TOKYO, Jan 6- Japan's Nikkei share average fell for a third day on Wednesday as worries about China's volatile markets continued to rattle investors', while Apple suppliers tumbled after a report that it may cut production of its latest iPhone models. Murata Manufacturing Co dropped...

  • Shares of Apple suppliers Skyworks Solutions, Qorvo Inc and Cirrus Logic, among others, also fell following the report. Other companies affected include Sony Corp, which makes image sensors used in iPhones, and electronic parts makers TDK Corp, Alps Electric Co Ltd and Kyocera Corp, the paper reported. LCD panel manufacturers Japan Display Inc, Sharp Corp and LG...

  • Jan 6- Apple Inc is expected to cut production of its latest iPhone models by about 30 percent in the January-March quarter, compared with its original plans, the Nikkei reported. Production is expected to return to normal in the April-June quarter, but Apple's parts makers likely to be affected will include liquid crystal display panel manufacturers Japan...