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Earnings preview

Staffing company UT's profit seen up 10% for April-June

Manufacturers desperate for workers in Japan's tight labor market

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Little-covered Tokyo small caps take turn in the spotlight

    Quick reaction to earnings news seen giving stockpickers an edge

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    Sharp seen ending streak of Q1 losses with $134m profit

    LCDs, cost cutting under Hon Hai lift resurgent electronics maker

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    Oriental Land takes 'Pirates of the Caribbean' ride to higher profit

    Tokyo Disney operator enjoys solid first-quarter attendance

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    Competition with budget carriers seen weighing on Docomo

    Japanese company takes hit from cheaper plans now to protect future profits

  • Bumper Q1 seen for Japanese capital goods makers

    Earnings at makers of industrial robots, chip equipment could surprise to the upside

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    Daio Paper's first-quarter profit seen crumpling 80% on costs

    Softer yen, downturn in China also weigh on performance

  • Japan Market Pulse

    After Mercari, where are Japan's unicorns?

    Japan, unlike US and China, lacks many IPO-ready startups

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    Hulic seen building 20% profit gain in first half

    Tight market likely to benefit property sales in second half as well

  • Tokyo stocks open lower as strong yen hurt exporters

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    Nippon Steel profit seen jumping 70% in fiscal 2017

    Successful price hikes fattening margins

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    Kao seen beating first-half operating profit view

    Baby diapers selling briskly both at home and abroad

  • Japan flea market app Mercari applies to go public in Tokyo

    Company aims for monster IPO by end of 2017

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    Search is on for the next big electronics stock

    Global competition spurs need for better productivity, expanding profit sources

  • Toshiba rallies in stock market, even as bonds tumble

    Equity, bond investors split on Japanese conglomerate's prospects

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    Global equity markets turning increasingly slump-proof

    Demand from yield-starved institutional investors propping up stock prices

  • Japan eyes new revenue accounting standard to ride global wave

    Department store sales figures seen plunging

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    Asahi Kasei profit seen hitting record on automotive plastics

    Firm prices of petrochemical materials provided additional boost for April-June

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    Canon on track for 40% profit growth on printer sales

    Acquisitions, automation also underpin earnings

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    Maruha Nichiro's pretax profit seen surging 30% on forex gains

    Overseas business drives Japanese seafood company's earnings