Tokyo Market

  • Japan's next wave of aspiring disruptors line up for IPOs

    Managing YouTube stars among the innovative new business models

  • Game maker Marvelous eyes acquisitions with excess cash

    Fellow developers and audiovisual content producers among targets

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Waning buybacks hardly a vote of confidence in Tokyo equities

    Some companies don't think their shares are a good deal

  • Mitsubishi Motors' cash flow poised to bounce back

    Management overhaul led by shareholder Nissan drives recovery

  • Teijin targets profit for key US composite maker by 2020

    Demand for lightweight autoparts seen powering broad growth plans

  • Yen gains in mostly knee-jerk reaction to North Korean missile

    Investors seem unsure whether latest shot marks escalation by unpredictable regime

  • North American sales propel corporate Japan's earnings

    The region accounted for 34% of overseas revenues in fiscal 2016

  • J. Front Retailing unit puts ROA in focus for store reviews

    Daimaru Matsuzakaya adopts new metric to maximize asset use

  • Short sellers have field day with Japan REITs

    Monthly income funds' reversal of fortunes plays into hand of hedge funds

  • Japan Market Pulse

    For a hit acquisition, stay close to home

    Stock investors take dim view of transnational deals, given past missteps

  • Earnings preview

    Muji operator's first-half profit seen bouncing 6% to record

    Ryohin Keikaku soars in Japan, but black ink likely dipped overseas

  • Earnings preview

    Tea maker Ito En sips first Q1 profit decline in 3 years

    Promotional costs take toll on Japanese purveyor

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Domestic-demand shares dampened by rainy summer

    Long-term investors pull away as weather weakens climate for consumer spending

  • Earnings preview

    Fujitsu's first-half profit heading for 7-year high

    Smartphone part sales, system development orders buoy earnings

  • Game developer Gree eyes 150% profit growth in 2 years

    Tokyo-based company looks abroad to expand fan base

  • Tokai Carbon pushes price hikes, capacity cuts to lift profit

    Carbon products maker anticipates $36m boost over two years

  • Individual securities holdings hit record in Japan

    Rise in value largely fueled by higher stock prices, weak yen

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Small-cap stocks gain appeal amid turmoil in Trumpland

    International politics, economics dull sheen of large caps

  • Chiyoda plans to cut sales, administrative costs by 20% in fiscal 2020

    To reorganize overseas bases in cost-cutting move

  • Japan Market Pulse

    BOJ steps in where foreign investors fear to tread

    Foreigners curb investment as Abenomics runs out of gas