ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Economy

Corporate Japan now sees net profit surging 13% this fiscal year

A fifth of companies to top records despite strong yen, China risks

TOKYO -- Listed enterprises in Japan expect total net profit to jump 13.6% in the fiscal year ending March 2018, up 3 percentage points from the growth expected at the start of the term, with automakers upgrading projections on strong performance in Asia and Europe.

Nikkei Inc. compiled full-year forecasts by 1,549 businesses that close their books in March and had announced April-June results as of Thursday. These amount to 98% of such companies, or 99% by market capitalization. 

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more