Business

Seven & i takes write-downs in big-store overhaul

TOKYO -- Seven & i Holdings will book about 60 billion yen ($591 million) in impairment losses related to its department and general merchandise stores as it works to rebuild the two struggling businesses.The Japanese retail giant announced the write...

Dhanin Chearavanont

My Personal History: Dhanin Chearavanont (30): The start of my own family and my father's final days

The first time I saw my future wife, Khunying Tawee, I gasped at the sight. "Like a celest...

CEO in the news

CEO in the news: CT Corp.'s Chairul bets $3bn to prove Indonesia's consumption-led growth

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's fifth-richest man plans to open 100 Transmart malls, featuring roll...

Company in focus

Company in focus: Philippines' Double Dragon aims to build new mall empire outside Manila

MANILA -- One of the Philippines' fastest-growing developers is taking advantage of the co...

Brexit: The future of Europe

Japan wades into Brexit tug of war

LONDON -- Corporate Japan is adding to the pile of political pressure on Britain's leaders...

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

Skepticism over OPEC deal cuts oil rally short

TOKYO -- The rise in crude oil driven by OPEC's surprise deal Wednesday to cut output has ...

Equities

Wall Street rallies, led by Deutsche Bank, financials

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Wall Street rallied on Friday, lifted by a surge in Deutsche Bank sh...