TOKYO— Japanese billionaire mogul Masayoshi Son, who met with President-elect Donald Trump and then announced plans to create 50,000 jobs and invest $50 billion in U.S. startups, has been one of Japan's most aggressive overseas investors for over two decades. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Son founded Softbank in 1981 after selling a...
Asia markets traded mixed as traders looked ahead to key global events including an OPEC meeting and the U.S. nonfarm payroll report.
Asia markets trade mixed in cautious trade after Dow, S&P 500 post records.
The Japanese benchmark index finished at a nearly 11-month high as shares received a boost from a weaker yen.
Asian markets were mostly up and the Mexican peso strengthened against the dollar on Thursday after the final U.S. Presidential debate.
Markets in Asia advanced on Wednesday morning, after China's third-quarter GDP data showed the economy grew in line with expectations.
Most Asia markets ended higher on Tuesday, as oil prices advanced and gaming shares retraced some of Monday's losses.
Asia markets finished mixed on Wednesday, with Japanese shares selling off amid a relatively stronger yen.
Apple suppliers' shares were broadly mixed after the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 launches, confounding predictions of likely beneficiaries.
Asia traded mixed on Wednesday, as the sentiment hit from a lower finish in the U.S. stock market offset the positive impact of a rise in oil prices.
Most Asia markets traded higher on Monday, but Japan shares slipped after data that showed its economy failed to grow in the June quarter.
Asia markets ended mostly higher on Friday, with traders shrugging off a deluge of economic data from China that missed expectations.
Asian stocks cratered, gold prices surged and the dollar briefly plunged below 100 against the yen on Friday as the Brexit vote rocked markets.
Markets in Asia closed mixed on Thursday, as investors remained on edge ahead of the U.K. vote on whether to leave the European Union (EU).
Japan must put the brakes on borrowing, Manubu Sakai, the country's state minister of finance, said Tuesday.
Markets in Asia retreated further on Friday, with Japanese stocks coming under pressure from fresh strength in the yen against the dollar.
Sharp, one of Japan's oldest consumer brands, "needs a miracle" to recover from current struggles, Jefferies warned, following a dismal earnings report.
It's not just sliding LCD panel sales weighing on Sharp's earnings, other consumer electronics businesses are also declining, warns Atul Goyal of Jefferies.
Sharp's new pint-size RoBoHoN phone is a robot that walks.
Sharp announced plans to release a humanoid robot to replace smartphones. CNBC's Dominic Chu and Chris Gottschalk of Blumberg Capital discuss.