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  • China Eastern Airlines shares rise on group reforms

    HONG KONG -- Share prices of China Eastern Airlines rebounded sharply in Tuesday morning trading in Hong Kong as the company's new reform plan was met with high expectations.Shares at one point rose 0.15 Hong Kong dollars, or 3.39%, over the previou

    June 20, 2017 03:48 pm JST
  • Machinery builders see heavy Chinese demand lasting

    TOKYO -- China's voracious appetite for machinery extends beyond industrial robots to encompass machine tools and construction equipment, though the long-term prospects for this demand appear to vary by sector.Japanese shipments of building equipmen

    June 20, 2017 02:37 pm JST
  • Hong Kong stocks flat in cautious trade before MSCI's A-share decision

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares were little changed in cautious trade as investors looked ahead to index provider MSCI's decision on an inclusion of China's domestic shares in its global equity benchmarks.The Hang Seng Index slipped l

    June 20, 2017 02:33 pm JST
  • William Pesek

    Japan's four lessons for debt addict China

    Moody's certainly knows how to change the subject. In the 26 days since it downgraded China, the first cut since 1989, the market sentiment pendulum has swung from boom to bust.It was not as controversial as Standard & Poor's slashing Washington's c

    June 20, 2017 12:22 pm JST
  • Japan plans summit with US, South Korea on G-20 sidelines

    TOKYO -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters Monday that he hopes to hold a three-way meeting with the leaders of the U.S. and South Korea at next month's Group of 20 summit in Germany, outlining plans for a diplomatic push.Abe plans to speak w

    June 20, 2017 06:13 am JST
  • China regains top spot for Japanese exports from US

    TOKYO -- China overtook the U.S. as the top destination for Japan's exports in May, regaining the lead for the first time in 33 months thanks to economic stimulus and brisk demand for electronic smartphone parts, Japanese Ministry of Finance statist

    June 20, 2017 03:58 am JST
  • US urges bigger Chinese role to combat global terrorism

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The United States wants China to become more involved in supporting the global fight against terrorism and efforts to defeat Islamic State, including in Iraq, a senior U.S. official said on Monday ahead of high-level security

    June 20, 2017 03:35 am JST
  • Japan's Shimadzu looks to expand joint research in China

    SHANGHAI -- Shimadzu will undertake more joint research in China with local universities and institutes, seeing more openings for its precision instruments in fields including food products and medical care as research standards there rise.The Japan

    June 20, 2017 01:52 am JST
  • China as a responsible stakeholder 'an open question'

    TOKYO -- When Robert Zoellick was U.S. deputy secretary of state under former President George W. Bush, he said the U.S. needed to urge China to become a "responsible stakeholder" in the international system. More than ten years after his remarks to

    June 19, 2017 11:42 pm JST
  • Hong Kong stocks jump most in six weeks on optimism MSCI to add A-shares

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong stocks posted their steepest advance in six weeks on optimism MSCI will include China's domestic shares in the index provider's global equity indexes.The Hang Seng Index rose 1.2% to 25,924.55, the day's top p

    June 19, 2017 07:34 pm JST
  • Going up! The Shanghai 'Nifty Fifty' takes flight

    HONG KONG -- Causal observers of the more-or-less moribund Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) Composite Index might be advised to sit up and take notice, as there are some interesting signals flashing in the market as of late.A case in point is the forme

    June 19, 2017 07:14 pm JST
  • South Korean exports to China rise above THAAD

    TOKYO -- South Korea is enjoying strong growth in exports to China, with the latest data for May showing a 7.5% increase on the year. So does this mean the two countries have overcome their disagreement over Seoul's deployment of a U.S. missile defe

    June 19, 2017 05:03 pm JST
  • Mainland companies lead Hong Kong shares higher before MSCI verdict

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares headed for its fourth advance in five days, led by Chinese companies before MSCI's decision this week on the inclusion of A-shares in its benchmark indexes.The Hang Seng Index rose 0.9% to 25,868.02 by

    June 19, 2017 02:42 pm JST
  • Interview

    AIIB will stay 'lean,' says vice president

    JEJU, South Korea -- The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank plans to stay lean and keep working with other multilateral lenders as it expands its operations, the bank's vice president said Saturday."We will continue to cofinance, and we will draw

    June 19, 2017 01:12 pm JST
  • Beijing's crackdown cooling bitcoin fever

    SHANGHAI -- China's bitcoin mania has been greatly tamped down by a government that wants to control the cryptocurrency."We're getting fewer phone calls for inquiries," said a salesperson at Huobi, a digital currency trading platform based in Beijin

    June 19, 2017 10:14 am JST
  • Business Insight

    Family and connections fail to save Anbang founder Wu

    Just a few months ago, Wu Xiaohui, chairman of China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group, was in New York trying to secure a better credit rating for the voraciously acquisitive company he founded in 2004. Now he has disappeared, unseen since May, and

    June 19, 2017 09:43 am JST
  • Lu Jiawei and Sagarika Chatterjee

    Chinese investors wake up to risks of air pollution

    Investors in China are waking up to the material risk of air pollution on their portfolios, as Beijing ramps up efforts to eliminate smog from the country. The days when China viewed air pollution as a necessary byproduct of economic growth are fadi

    June 19, 2017 09:00 am JST
  • Nisshinbo to make brake material investments in China, US

    TOKYO -- Japan's Nisshinbo Holdings will spend 20 billion yen ($180 million) to ramp up production of brake materials in China and the U.S.In China, a group company based in South Korea will spend 6 billion yen to build in Shandong Province a new 72

    June 19, 2017 02:52 am JST
  • Japan's five steps to a 5G world

    TOKYO -- Japan's mobile carriers are gearing up for the global shift to fifth-generation wireless communications.The new technology offers a chance for Japan to re-emerge as a key player in the industry. For this to happen, Japanese companies will h

    June 18, 2017 07:51 pm JST
  • Sanrio to license indoor Hello Kitty theme park in Shanghai

    TOKYO -- Sanrio, the Japanese maker of Hello Kitty character goods, is planning to increase licensing for the creation of theme parks in Asia, starting with the opening of an indoor park in Shanghai in 2018 that will be its second in China. Sanrio w

    June 18, 2017 02:25 pm JST