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  • Japan's Sharp Forecasts Return to Profit in 2014 Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 2:23 AM ET

    Sharp said it expects to rebound to an operating profit in the year to March 31 as it battles to remain viable after averting failure last year.

  • Asia's Richest Entrepreneurs Friday, 10 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    We look at Asia's 10 richest first-generation businessmen. Find out who these self-made billionaires are and how they made their money.

  • Robust China Trade Data Spark Asia-Wide Gains Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:56 AM ET

    Australian stocks approached their highest levels in nearly five years on Wednesday after China's trade balance swung to a surplus in April while Japan's benchmark Nikkei remained the region's out performer, extending gains to hit a fresh near five-year high.

  • Australia, Japan Fall After Weak China Data Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Australian stocks retreated from Tuesday's four-and-a-half-year high after Chinese manufacturing data revealed the nation's economic recovery may not be on solid footing while the Nikkei 225 extended losses as the yen strengthened.

  • Sharp Could Post $5.1 Billion Loss; Shares Slide Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 9:18 PM ET

    Sharp, Japan's leading maker of liquid crystal displays posted a worse than forecast 500 billion yen ($5.1 billion) net loss as panel plants asset write offs crimped its bottom line.

  • Samsung Is Investing in a Key Apple Supplier Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Samsung, with a $110 million investment in cash-strapped Sharp, will broaden its supplier base and get a foot in the door at one of Apple key Asian display suppliers.

  • Sharp Gets Lifeline From Samsung, Shares Soar Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 2:23 AM ET

    Samsung Electronics is set to invest about $110 million in struggling Sharp, a deal that will ensure it a smooth supply of large-sized TV panels and help bolster the Japanese company's chances of survival.

  • Japanese Companies Fire Up Real Estate Market Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 6:22 PM ET
    Tokyo, Japan

    Japanese blue-chip firms, from electronics giants to brewers, are selling prime real estate to shore up battered balance sheets, stoking a resurgent property market.

  • Asian Shares Mixed on Strong US Data Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 5:05 AM ET

    Asian stocks closed mixed on Monday after Wall Street hit a five-year high in the previous session as strong economic data buoyed sentiment.

  • Sharp Rebounds, Makes a Profit in December Quarter Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 1:47 AM ET

    Sharp rebounded to a third-quarter operating profit on Friday, improving the bailed-out consumer electroncs maker's chances of convincing lenders and shareholders that it is a viable company.

  • LG Misses Forecasts as TV Profits Tumble Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:44 AM ET

    LG Electronics fell short of consensus forecasts in quarterly earnings on Wednesday, with profits in its TV division tumbling to around one tenth of year-earlier levels as the world's No.2 TV maker bumped up promotional spending in the year-end holiday season.

  • Early Movers: GE, MS, INTC & More Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Apple Cuts Orders for iPhone 5 Parts: Reports Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 6:19 AM ET

    Apple has cut orders for LCD screens and other parts for the iPhone 5 this quarter due to weak demand, the Nikkei reported.

  • Panasonic's Toughbook 53 model.

    Two thirds of the 420,000 patrol cars in the United States are equipped with Panasonic's rugged Toughbook computers, and chief Kazuhiro Tsuga sees the niche product as a model for how the sprawling conglomerate can make money beyond a gadget mass market increasingly dominated by Samsung Electronics and Apple.

  • Japanese Stocks Soar on First Trading Day of 2013 Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 4:17 AM ET

    Japan's Nikkei share average climbed to a 22-month high on its first trading day of 2013, as a deal in Washington to avert the "fiscal cliff" buoyed investor risk appetite and the weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp.

  • The Japanese government plans to spend up to 1 trillion yen ($11.6 billion) to buy machinery and factories from domestic manufacturers in a bid to strengthen Japan industrial competitiveness by providing funds for new corporate investments, the Nikkei business daily said on Monday.

  • Apple TV Just a ‘Head-Fake’: Porter Bibb Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 1:21 PM ET

    Apple's TV innovation will be in software, not hardware, said Porter Bibb of Media Tech Capital Partners.

  • Japan's TV makers are selling buildings and businesses in a giant "garage sale" that could raise a combined $3 billion.

  • Qualcomm will invest as much as $120 million in Sharp, a cash injection likely to make it the struggling Japanese TV maker's biggest shareholder.

  • *Toyota lifts mood in automakers. But Toyota Motor Corp rose 2.2 percent to a one-month high at 3,210 yen after public broadcaster NHK said it was set to slightly raise its operating profit forecast.