Feb 27, 2015 9:58 AM ET
Nikkei in Japan extended to another 15-year high as investors digested several economic reports. Auto production declined for the seventh month in a row and housing starts fell for the eleventh month. Also, the latest measure of inflation showed a decline and jobless rate was unchanged.
Feb 26, 2015 9:48 AM ET
Nikkei average rebounded to a new 15-year high after the yen weakened. Industrial & Infrastructure Fund said first-half revenues declined 2.9%. Sony said it is not planning to sell its TV and mobile phone businesses it plans to spin off.
Feb 26, 2015 9:59 AM ET
Bharti Airtel raise up to ₹2,600 crore through the sale of 72.5 million shares in Bharti Infratel. NTPC board approved the investment proposal for 1,320 megawatt thermal power project in Madhya Pradesh.
Feb 26, 2015 10:36 AM ET
Indian Railways in its latest budget announced investments in modernising tracks, expanding network and invest in improving passenger comfort and facilities at stations.
Feb 25, 2015 12:07 PM ET
Nikkei index in Tokyo edged lower from its recent 15-year high and the yen weakened. Mitsubishi Heavy is likely to win a large offshore wind farm order in the U.K. Sankyo declined after the pachinko game machine maker lowered fiscal year sales outlook.
Feb 24, 2015 9:33 AM ET
Nikkei soared to a new 15-year high. Hitachi agreed with Italy-based conglomerate Finmeccanica to acquire its train and signal making units for $2 billion. Asahi Kasei, the chemical and fiber maker plans to acquire the U.S. based Polypore International Inc''s energy storage segment for $2.2 billion.
Feb 24, 2015 9:35 AM ET
Stocks in India lacked direction ahead of financial budget from the central government. Dilip Shanghvi led investment group is interested in acquiring 47% stake in the Hindustan Oil Exploration Company. ITC won a bid for a hotel in Goa. Sumeet Ind plans to set up a wind power plant.
Feb 23, 2015 9:43 AM ET
Nikkei index in Tokyo edged up to a new 15-year high and investors shifted focus away from the euro zone. In an apparent politically motive move, the U.S. imposed $14,000 a day fine on Takata Corp. Resona Holdings plans to repay debt two years ahead of schedule to Japanese government backed fund.
Feb 20, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Nikkei stock average in Tokyo extended weekly gain and banks and financial services led the gainers. For the week, Nikkei index gained 2.3% on yen weakness. ANA is looking to offer financial support to the bankrupt Skymark Airlines.
Feb 20, 2015 8:02 AM ET
Foreign investors continue to increase exposure to stocks in India with the focus on infrastructure and consumer products companies. Ultratech Cement won the Bicharpur coal block worth ₹3,003 per ton in MP.