Asian shares were mixed on Friday in quiet trade with many regional markets shut for the Easter holidays, except for Japan, China and South Korea.» Read More
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
TOKYO, March 18- When Japan Display Inc lists on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, it will bring vindication- and $1.6 billion in cash- for a government-backed restructuring effort after other high-stakes attempts to help chipmakers flopped.
LOS ANGELES, March 17- Sony Pictures Entertainment on Monday will announce layoffs throughout its studio operations in the United States and abroad, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Sony will release the third installment "Infamous: Second Son" this Friday. Analysts say that Sony could spend hundreds of millions on the game.
TOKYO, March 17- Japan's Nikkei share average hovered near a one-month low on Monday morning as escalating tensions in Ukraine dampened risk-appetite, though SoftBank Corp soared after its affiliate said it would go public in the United States.
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Asian equity markets sold off sharply across the board on Friday amid a flight-to-safety.
Asian shares traded mixed late Thursday. Domestic data lifted Australian stocks, while weaker-than-expected Chinese economic data limited gains in Shanghai.
TOKYO, March 13- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Thursday morning after falling to a one-week low on the previous day as strong machinery data supported sentiment as far as metal shares, which remained pressured on persistent concern about Chinese demand.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 10- Microsoft Corp is betting on making sci-fi combat game "Titanfall" a hit big enough to boost sales of its Xbox One videogame device, helping it catch up in terms of sales with rival Sony Corp's PlayStation 4 console.
March 10- EBay Inc on Monday rejected activist investor Carl Icahn's two nominees to its board, saying both were unqualified, and urged shareholders to vote against them at its next annual meeting. EBay said since each Icahn nominee currently sits on four public company boards, they are not in compliance with eBay's guidelines on "overboarding.
*Lack of Japan structural reforms frustrates investors. TOKYO, March 10- Japanese shares slipped from a five-week high on Monday morning as disappointing Chinese trade data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine prompted investors to lock in recent gains.
TOKYO, March 7- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a new five-week high on Friday morning as a weak yen lifted risk appetite following Wall Street's gains on better-than-expected U.S. jobless claims and the European Central Bank's decision to keep its rates unchanged.
Jack Tretton, the president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America, will step down at the end of the month, according to the company.
Asian shares mostly saw subdued trade on Thursday, ahead of Friday's U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.
TOKYO, March 6- Japan's Nikkei share average was steady on Thursday morning after rising to a one-week high the previous day, but trading was subdued with investors on the sidelines before the release of U.S. jobs data on Friday.
March 4- Dish Network Corp and Walt Disney Co reached a long-term deal, allowing the No.2 satellite TV provider to carry Disney-owned networks such as ABC and ESPN, and deliver the content outside of a traditional TV subscription.
Few bright sparks could be found in dour Asian stock markets on Monday.