Tokyo Market

Nippon Paint Holdings has expanded its Chinese operations to tap strong demand for its inorganic building paint.

Proxy fight may loom as Wuthelam seeks changes to Nippon Paint's board

Japanese group weighing options in response to Singaporean partner's proposal

  • Companies with niche appeal drive Jasdaq's rise

    Robot parts maker eclipses McDonald's as market cap leader

  • NTT East looks to sustain profit with corporate services

    Wi-Fi setups, security solutions making up for softer sales

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Cryptocurrency crash ripples through Tokyo stocks

    Traders may be unloading shares to cover losses and prepare for taxes

  • Canon to step up repayment of acquisition debt

    $1.8bn set aside for 2018 on brisk earnings

  • Earnings preview

    Japan's Tosoh on track for 26% April-December profit jump

    Tight market for key chemical boosts company to another record

  • Earnings preview

    Ricoh sees profit quintupling in fiscal 2018

    Cost-cutting efforts to yield results

  • Earnings preview

    Japan's Disco likely lifted profit 90% to record

    Chipmaking equipment manufacturer benefits from booming demand in digital age

  • Earnings preview

    Japan software developer Obic seen posting record 9-month profit gain

    Domestic demand for labor-saving IT seen fattening dividend hike

  • Comment

    SoftBank mobile IPO would help rein in debt and diversify funding

    Financial flexibility opens door to possible conflict with minority shareholders

  • Japan's startup index extends winning streak to hit record

    Jasdaq-listed stocks in high-growth fields attract buying

  • Earnings preview

    Japanese developer Hulic seen logging seventh straight record profit

    Expanding rental space to help build on last year's growth

  • Earnings preview

    Murata expects higher margin for first gain in 3 years

    Better production yield of smartphone material should boost fiscal 2018 results

  • Lure of foreign bonds fades for Japanese investors

    Net buying tumbles 94% as jump in US Treasury yield spurs caution

  • Shares of Uniqlo operator hit two-year high on strong earnings

    Digital-powered retailing and brisk overseas sales draw investors

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Robot-themed stock fund knocking on trillion yen club's door

    Success of Nikko Asset's offering shows retail investors chasing growth, not income

  • Overseas Uniqlo sales top domestic figure for first time

    Fast Retailing reports 13% rise in first-quarter net profit, reaching record

  • Japan's big retailers mark first net profit growth in 3 years

    March-November results show department stores leading recovery

  • 'Black Friday' sales fail to save Aeon from 9-month loss

    Japan's largest retailer by revenue still expects full-year profit gain

  • Chip sales surge boosts results at Japan's materials makers

    Lintec, Ferrotec on track for record nine-month profits