Asian equity markets ended lower on Thursday due to profit-taking and as investors focused on regional earnings reports.» Read More
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Thursday but pared gains after President Obama signed a last-minute Congressional deal to avert a debt default.
Asian stocks fell on Thursday after President Obama launched a series of meetings with lawmakers at the White House but Japan bucked the trend.
TOKYO, Oct 9- Panasonic Corp's move to close its last plasma television factory completes a painful reckoning that has all but killed off Japan's TV industry, once the pride of the country's post-war rise to technological and economic power.
TOKYO, Oct 9- Panasonic Corp will pull out of the plasma television panel business by the end of the financial year to March 2014, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, marking a key milestone in the long-term decline of Japan's TV industry.
Asian shares retraced most of their early losses by midday Tuesday, even as the U.S. government shutdown dragged into its second week.
Asian stocks erased gains on Monday after the latest comments from U.S politicians showed no signs of progress to resolve the budget standoff.
TOKYO, Oct 7- Shares of loss-making Japanese electronics company Sharp Corp slid to a near six-month low on Monday ahead of the pricing of a $1.5 billion share issue that some fear could wipe close to a third off the value of existing investors' holdings.
Asia pared losses on Friday after the Bank of Japan left monetary policy unchanged and as the U.S. government shutdown dragged into a fourth day.
Apple will be unable to widely roll out a new version of the iPad Mini with a high-resolution "retina" display this month.
Asian stock indices closed mostly higher on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
SEOUL, Sept 17- Chinese flat screen makers, once dismissed as second-class players in the global LCD market, are drawing envious looks from big names such as LG Display Co Ltd and Samsung. Since then, shipments have soared around 20- fold, thanks to China, data from research firm IHS shows.
Asian equities were lower on the final trading day of the week due to profit-taking and caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting next week but Japan bucked the trend on media reports of Lawrence Summers as the next Fed chief.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Thursday as risk appetite was dampened by fears of a reduction in the Federal Reserve's stimulus program.
Asian stocks tracked declines in global equity markets on Thursday on fears over a looming withdrawal of U.S. stimulus but a better-than-expected manufacturing report in the mainland helped pare earlier losses.
Japan's benchmark index dropped over 2 percent on Thursday while the tone in the rest of Asian stocks was subdued as traders try to gauge when the U.S. Federal Reserve will start tapering its stimulus program.
Asian equity markets ended at session highs on Tuesday with Japan's benchmark index leading gains by 2.6 percent as the yen weakened on news of corporate tax cuts.
China's benchmark index shot up to a seven-week high on Monday, boosting Asian stocks across the board on optimism that the world's second-largest economy may be stabilizing, but Japan bucked the trend after weak growth data.
Asian stocks rallied on Friday, extending the previous day's strong gains as investors cheered robust global economic data and a commitment to easy monetary policy from global central banks.
Asian stocks rallied on Thursday as investors breathed a sigh of relief that Chinese manufacturing activity didn't fall below market expectations in July.
NEC said that it would quit making smartphones, acknowledging that it had lost sight of the development of mobile technology. The New York Times reports.