Business

Takata's North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan © AP

US to expand recall of cars with Takata air bags

TOKYO -- U.S. transport authorities intend to call for automakers to recall more cars equipped with potentially defective Takata air bags, sources said on Saturday.The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has already conveyed its recal...

Mitsubishi Motors fuel efficiency scandal widens

Exclusive: Mileage scandal hits sales of Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Motors, now at the center of a fuel efficiency scandal, saw domestic s...

Impact of the Kyushu earthquakes

Firms delay fiscal 2016 forecasts to factor in quakes

TOKYO -- Several Japanese companies have postponed the release of earnings forecasts for t...

Startups

Japan's WHILL takes the grand prize at Pioneers Asia

TOKYO WHILL has found a way. The Japanese electric wheelchair maker won the main competi...

Commodities

DRAM prices still falling, but NAND prices may hit bottom in 2016

TOKYO -- While prices of DRAM memory chips continue to drop as the market shrinks, NAND fl...

Equities

Wall Street falls as earnings weigh; Dow, S&P up for month

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- U.S. stocks posted their largest weekly drop in more than two months...