Tokyo Market

Foreigners dominated trading of futures for Japanese government bonds in 2017.

Foreigners take record-high share of JGB trading in 2017

Speculative investing raises concerns about bigger price swings

  • 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