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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, 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.
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.
Asian equities bounced back in afternoon trade after a mixed, but volatile reaction to the slew of data released by Beijing.
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.
Asian markets closed mostly up, in a sign of returning stability despite lingering headwinds over China and lower commodity prices.
Asia's major markets closed mostly lower, with the exception of China, as investor sentiment in the region remained fragile.
The Innovation Network Corporation of Japan offers the electronics maker its third major bailout in three years.
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...
TOKYO, Jan 5- Japanese stocks edged up in choppy trade on Tuesday as shares in China clawed back some ground after plunging 7 percent in the previous session, calming fears of an extended global selloff. "U.S. markets posted their worst start in over a decade after the selloff in China... with capital flows to risk-off assets and flight to quality remaining prevailing...
Chinese stocks plunged Monday, triggering a trading halt for the day and leading Asia Pacific stock markets lower after feeble manufacturing surveys.
TOKYO, Jan 4- Japan's Nikkei share average tumbled to 2-1/ 2- month lows on Monday as weak China factory activity surveys and year-end losses on Wall Street discouraged investors on the first trading day of 2016.. "In early trade, domestic buyers seemed to be contributing to trimming the declines, but after the China survey was out, foreign investors' selling...
Major Asian equities closed mostly lower on the first day of the final trading week for 2015.
Sharp shares rallied on Monday on reports that Hon Hai Precision Industry is willing to pay $2.4 billion for the electronics giant, according to reports.
Asian equities turned mixed on Thursday, dragged by a sell-off on the mainland, knocking the region's Christmas cheer before the holiday period.