Business

Nissan's revised GT-R goes on sale in Japan Wednesday.

Automakers turn to sports cars to pique interest of the young

TOKYO -- Japanese automakers are turning once again to sports cars in hopes that offerings with new designs and higher performance will ignite interest among a car-shy younger generation.Nissan Motor launches nationwide Wednesday a revised GT-R featu...

Mitsubishi Motors fuel efficiency scandal widens

Suzuki fuel economy data faces ministry's test

TOKYO -- Japan's transport ministry intends to assess the veracity of Suzuki Motor's repor...

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

Iron ore hits 3-month high amid output slowdown

TOKYO --Iron ore prices are rebounding on speculation that mining companies are finally ta...

Equities

Selling pressure builds on Japan's banking, insurance stocks

TOKYO -- Investors are unloading banking and insurance shares in Tokyo amid mounting expec...