Business

Smart meters record electricity usage and transmit that data.

Tepco unit missing power usage data for thousands

TOKYO -- New power companies are unable to bill some of their customers after a Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings group company lost track of electricity consumption data for thousands due to an apparent technical glitch.Tepco Power Grid, which handl...

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

Gold seen poised for sustained upturn

TOKYO -- Gold prices jumped in futures trading Friday as investors fearing market turmoil ...

Equities

Worst day in 10 months as Wall Street reacts to 'Brexit'

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- The S&P 500 turned negative for the year-to-date on Friday as Wall S...