Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday made a widely expected decision to roll out additional fiscal spending.» Read More
Asian stocks rose on Wednesday as global markets halted recent losing streaks and posted modest gains on the back of solid earnings reports and positive broker comments, while investors await the outcome of debt issuance in the euro zone.
Hey, did you hear? The U.S. today is like Japan in the 1990s. (Well, maybe not.)
When Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda walked on to the stage before his company unveiled a new line of Prius hybrid models, it was a reminder of where Toyota has been in the last year.
Today, Japanese Finance Minister Noda said that Japan would use its existing euro foreign exchange reserves to buy a large portion of the bonds issued by the European Financial Stability Fund.
Asian stock markets ended mixed on Tuesday as government debt burdens in Europe weighed on investor sentiment.
It's rare when you see auto execs truly excited at an auto show. Typically, they show the requisite enthusiasm, but for them the auto show is just another part of the job. That makes the vibe at this year's auto show that much different.
As Goldman Sachs pours $450 million into Facebook, Japan, with a large and growing online advertising market, is a big hole in Facebook’s global fabric, the New York Times reports.
Asian stocks mostly traded to the downside on Monday, after a lackluster U.S. job report drove Wall Street lower Friday, but trading volume was light with Japan markets closed for a public holiday.
Alan Mulally has a new line: "Ford, The App of Choice for Car Buyers." Not bad Alan. It's a clever twist on your standard, "Ford, buy one." And with Ford jumping into the electric car race with the Focus Electric, the line works.
Asian markets ended mixed on Friday as investors stayed cautious ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.
A few years ago, CES was an interesting side note before the Detroit Auto Show. No longer. As technology and in-car connectivity become a bigger factor in why people buy a car or truck, it's imperative for the automakers to make a big splash at CES.
Japanese shares rallied on Thursday as investors snapped up shares of Japanese exporters after the dollar hit two-week highs against the yen, but markets elsewhere in Asia were more subdued ahead of the influential U.S. non-farm payrolls report.
Asian markets closed mixed on Wednesday following a broad commodities selloff but losses were limited as stronger-than expected U.S. factory data lent support.
December sales delivered few surprises. They were better than expected, with the GM, Ford and Chrysler all ending the year on a roll. And then there is Toyota.
When the Japanese government raised the tax on cigarettes on Oct. 1, it could have started a public health revolution in this land of heavy smokers. The New York Times reports.
Japanese stocks led Asian equities higher on Tuesday, climbing to their highest since May, with investors betting the improving U.S. recovery may be reflected in jobs data later in the week.
South Korean shares stole the limelight on the first trading day of 2011 as the KOSPI rose nearly 1 percent to end at a record closing high. But volume was thin overall with many major markets closed for a public holiday.
I was waiting for this. As soon as GM stock started to pick up momentum or get buy ratings on Wall Street, the "anti-GM brigade" would immediately scream.
Japanese factory output rose for the first time in six months in November and manufacturers expect to boost production in coming months, suggesting that firm demand in Asia will help the economy resume a recovery early next year.
Five things you should be aware of today: China raised interest rates 25 basis points. Japan readies for 2011 FX intervention. Most of the markets are closed due to holidays and weather. Predictions for 2011. And US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is set to stay.