Business

Peach Aviation passengers check-in via machines at Kansai International Airport in Osaka.

Meal competition now baked into budget air battles

TOKYO -- Frequent holidaymakers were the first to jump on the budget airline bandwagon, and then it was business travelers looking to save costs. Unlike traditional airlines, budget carriers typically charge for options such as in-flight meals and se...

Mitsubishi Motors fuel efficiency scandal widens

Mitsubishi Motors restates earnings due to special loss from mileage scandal

TOKYO (Reuters) -- Mitsubishi Motors Corp on Wednesday restated its financial results for ...

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

Resource price crash devastates Japan's trading houses

TOKYO -- Crashing natural resource prices have ravaged the bottom lines of Japan's trading...

Equities

Wall St puts finishing touch on best week since March

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Wall Street rose on Friday and capped off its strongest week since M...