Japan Update

  • Foxconn Q2 earnings hit by Nokia and Snapdeal losses

    Taiwanese company expects boost from OLED iPhones in second half

  • Interview

    Japan's tallest building won't be a towering risk: CEO

    Mitsubishi Estate sees strong office demand for prime central Tokyo location

  • Retail's next battleground: Groceries

    In Japan's next eCommerce contest, Amazon, Seven & i seek partnerships to deliver fresh products

  • Exclusive

    Mitsubishi Heavy to back out of maglev train project

    Earnings slump forcing Japanese manufacturer to review business lines

  • JR East, Abellio clinch UK rail franchise

    Win marks Japanese company's first job running trains overseas

  • Battle between auditors drove Toshiba's earnings delay

    PwC Aarata, ShinNihon disagreed on when nuclear losses could have been recognized

  • IHI expanding jet engine maintenance facilities

    Japanese parts maker aims to tap into steady revenue stream from budget airlines

  • Japan agency, 3 Chinese municipalities sign economic pacts

    JETRO chief meets with top officials from Sichuan, Tianjin, Dalian

  • Choosy Asians lift Japan's rice exports to record high

    Hong Kong, Singapore lead fan base, but subsidy policy could hinder growth

  • To improve auditing, look through investors' eyes

    Global effort needed to close gap between accounting experts and laypeople

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Hedge funds smell profit opportunities in Toshiba

    These foreign investors likely in the stock for the long haul

  • Suzuki shares race past Japanese rivals

    Low exposure to North America, strong Indian sales keep investors interested

  • Sharp sticking to LCD guns amid global shift to OLEDs

    Revived electronics company betting on success of 8K TVs

  • Itochu to help China's Bosideng think outside the down jacket box

    Bosideng will introduce European sports brand, eyes first store in 2018

  • Credit Saison to upgrade all non-full-timers to permanent workers

    Japanese card issuer to give everyone access to same benefits

  • Clock running down on Toshiba's comeback plan

    With fiscal 2016 earnings now official, concluding memory sale quickly is crucial

  • Japan readies missile shield as Pyongyang threatens Guam

    Patriot batteries could be positioned in parts of Japan mentioned by North Korea

  • Japan's SMBC Nikko to raise overseas staff by half

    Brokerage aims to expand operations in global financial centers

  • Tokyo and Yamato try bringing cargo along on river cruises

    Plan is to boost tourist convenience -- and secure a disaster lifeline

  • Seven-Eleven Japan to clerks: We'll watch the kids

    Convenience store chain plans nurseries to help solve labor shortage