Jan 08, 2015 2:04 PM ET
Stocks in Tokyo followed market advances in Europe and New York. Fast Retailing Co reported 64% jump in earnings on 23% increase in sales led by higher casual-wear sales and weaker yen. Honda Motor Co agreed to pay $70 million to the U.S. transportation regulator.
Jan 07, 2015 11:16 AM ET
Stocks in Japan rebounded after dropping the most in fifteen months and then yen held near 119 to a dollar. Foreign investors are increasingly looking to sell Japanese stocks and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe struggles with structural reforms.
Jan 06, 2015 11:02 AM ET
Japanese stocks plunged after Greece related worries dragged markets in Europe and deepening bear market in oil also added to market anxieties in New York trading. Auto makers reported better-than-expected U.S. sales in December.
Jan 05, 2015 10:35 AM ET
Japanese market indexes traded lower on the first trading day of the year and financial stocks were under pressure. Skymark Airlines soared 17% after the company called for an extraordinary investor meeting. NTT DoCoMo filed arbitration claim against India-based Tata Teleservices.