Tokyo Market

Yamato Holdings expects its labor costs to soar as it goes on a hiring spree.

Japan's major delivery companies see $243m hike in labor costs

Yamato Holdings expects to hire 10,000 workers in fiscal 2017

  • Sony crafting chip business capable of withstanding stronger yen

    Diversifying image sensor sales to help maintain profit

  • Shift to commercial property seen lifting Hulic's profit

    Developer expected to sell 3 to 4 Tokyo shopping centers a year

  • Game, tech stocks gain in deadlocked market

    Running scared from geopolitical risk and the specter of Donald Trump

  • Market Scramble: Exit from deflation creates new winners

    Investors want price hikes to bring wider profit margins

  • McDonald's Japan shares continue to surge

    Market buying on growth prospects

  • Earnings preview

    Muji operator's profit seen climbing to record for March-May

    Japan, China business driving growth despite strong yen

  • Japan's Disco to pay off interest-bearing debt

    Sales of semiconductor cutting device fatten company's cash pile

  • Lawson shoots for black ink overseas as Japan ops slump

    Shanghai may lead way as chain adds stores, switches to franchises

  • Japan's Aeon eyes 57% profit boost in fiscal 2019

    Structural reforms are key in retail titan's three-year plan

  • Earnings preview

    Fancl's supplements swinging back to profit in fiscal 2017

    Stronger sales, scaled-back ad spending to drive turnaround

  • Tokyo market weighs costs of lighter earnings disclosures

    Transparency seen at risk as companies omit information on dividends, other policies

  • Market Scramble: Welcoming the barbarians at the gate

    Corporate Japan less defensive about takeovers these days

  • Earnings preview

    Park24's profit seen slipping into reverse on car-sharing costs

    Japanese parking lot operator likely to miss half-year forecast

  • Sendai Airport seen cutting losses in half

    Operator aims to turn profit by year ending March 2021

  • Market Scramble: Japan stock investors hot for top-line growth

    Revenue gains replace cost reductions as key profit driver

  • Earnings preview

    Sharp seen headed for first net profit in 4 years

    LCD sales growth, cost-cutting under Foxconn drive rebound

  • Market Scramble: Rising risk augurs index futures landslide

    Spike in volatility has potential to trigger automatic sell-off

  • Market Scramble: Nervous pension funds curb Tokyo shares' gains

    Surge of selling keeps Nikkei index from topping 20,000

  • Low interest rates still squeezing Japanese banking profits

    Overseas operations prop up sagging earnings