Asian equity markets ended mostly lower on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the day.» Read More
*Apple interested, could pay 500 bln yen- Nikkei. TOKYO, April 2- Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp said it was considering selling a unit that designs display control chips, and media reports said Apple Inc is in talks to buy it for about 50 billion yen. The unit, Renesas SP Drivers, designs chips for Apple's iPhone, according to industry sources.
April 2- Apple Inc is in talks to buy Japan- based Renesas Electronics Corp's stake in a unit that designs liquid crystal display chips for iPhones for about 50 billion yen, the Nikkei reported, without identifying a source. Apple expects to complete the stake purchase by summer, the business daily reported on Tuesday.
TOKYO, April 1- Apple Inc suppliers will begin mass producing displays as early as May for the next iPhone, expected to be launched this autumn, with a 4.7- inch screen likely to be produced first while a 5.5- inch version could be delayed, supply chain sources said.
Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday as investors fretted about tougher sanctions against Russia.
Asian stock markets closed mostly lower on Tuesday following losses on Wall Street overnight and as investors fretted over Ukraine and China.
Asian stocks rose on Monday after weak Chinese data raised hopes of fresh monetary stimulus.
Asian stocks declined on Thursday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested interest rate hikes could happen sooner than expected.
Shares of Japan Display plunged on their trading debut Wednesday, with analysts attributing the dismal performance to the mispricing of its stock.
Asian equity markets sold off sharply across the board on Friday amid a flight-to-safety.
Asian equity markets ended lower on Thursday due to profit-taking and as investors focused on regional earnings reports.
Sony's plans to quit making personal computers after years of losses focus a spotlight on how it intends to fix its flagship TV division.
Asian equity markets traded mixed on Wednesday. Overnight gains on Wall Street pushed Japan and South Korea shares on a rebound.
Asian equity markets suffered heavy losses on Tuesday after weak economic data sparked fears of a slowing U.S. economy.
Japanese shares fell on the final trading day of the month while the rest of Asia was little changed despite a rally on Wall Street overnight .
Asian equity markets rebounded on Wednesday after a rate hike from the Turkish central bank soothed worries over volatility in emerging markets.
Asian equities kicked off the week with sharp losses as fears over emerging markets continued to spook investors.
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.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday with Japan's benchmark index outperforming its peers, which traded flat despite a positive global lead.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday as weak U.S. economic data and caution ahead of this week's key risk events weighed on sentiment.