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  • Asia Stocks End Mixed; China Tumbles 1% Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 3:24 AM ET

    Shanghai stocks fell to a one-week low on Tuesday amid fears that the People's Bank of China would not provide monetary stimulus to support the economy while Asia's other equity markets were mixed ahead of Australia's budget release.

  • 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.