Oct 22, 2014 10:30 AM ET
Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo soared 2.6% following the market advance in New York and Europe. September trade deficit rose 1.6% after energy import surged 21%. Fujifilm Holdings plans to increase Aviga drug that showed promise in treating Ebola-infected patients.
Oct 22, 2014 10:03 AM ET
Asian Paints quarterly profit rose 6%. BASF India and GNFC reported quarterly net swung to loss. Cairn India profit declined 33%. Kotak Mahindra net rose 23%. SKF India net jumped 26%. Wipro quarterly profit and revenue rose 8%.
Oct 21, 2014 1:11 PM ET
Market indexes in Tokyo fell back after a record one-day rally in more than a year. The yen gained and the government officials clarified that the pension fund has still not decided on the allocation plan, contradicting the Nikkei newspaper report a day ago.
Oct 20, 2014 11:57 AM ET
Nikkie surged on speculation that the nationís pension fund of $1.2 trillion is set to double its allocation to stocks. Mitsubishi Heavy rolled out its region jet, the first plane made in Japan. Resona and consortium reached the second stage of bidding for consumer business business of Citigroup.
Oct 17, 2014 11:08 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo closed lower and extended weekly losses. Nikkei 225 Stock Average declined 1.4% and for the week plunged 7.5%. Daiwa House REIT reported revenues in the fiscal year increased 19% and net rose 20%. Japan Material Co rose on better sales outlook.
Oct 16, 2014 1:02 PM ET
Cyient net surged 32%. GSFC profit climbed 23% on 5% increase of revenue. GRUH Finance net and revenues soared. Infosys net jumped 45%. MindTree net increased 6%. TCS profit and revenue climbed 13%.
Oct 14, 2014 12:44 PM ET
Bajaj Finserv profit climbed 14%. Bajaj Finance net jumped 18% on 29% increase in revenue. IL&FS Engineering secured order worth Rs 1,232 crore from National Highways Authority of India. Liberty Shoes net climbed 25%. Symphony net and revenue surged. Sintex profit soared.
Oct 10, 2014 10:37 AM ET
Market indexes in Japan declined for the second week in a row and the Topix index fell 3.1% and plunged 7.7% from the recent high on September 25. For the week, the Nikkei 225 declined 2.6%. The yen gained, first weekly rise since August.
Oct 10, 2014 9:39 AM ET
Aban Offshore secured two orders worth Rs 1,114 crore from ONGC. Cairn India plunged after second-quarter crude production declined 11% at Rajasthan fields. Infosys net climbed 7.3% on 5% jump in revenue. JSW Steel declined despite 11% increase in revenues.
Oct 09, 2014 10:35 AM ET
Japanís machine orders increased better-than-expected 4.7% in August. Nikkei extended losses after the yen rebounded for the third day. Fast Retailing said annual net income dropped 27% but held out for higher sales and earnings in the current fiscal year.