Tokyo Market

  • Lixil posts 27% profit jump in April-June

    The housing fixture specialist's restructuring steps in Japan bear fruit

  • Rakuten's profitability takes a hit on e-commerce costs

    Cultivating online flea market operations proves a financial burden

  • JPX-Nikkei indexes component stocks to be reshuffled

    Changes will be reflected starting Aug. 31

  • Weak yen, China sales drive up profits at Japan's automakers

    Suzuki hits record, but odd-man-out Nissan logs 1% dip

  • United Arrows' stock still pointing in wrong direction

    With online strategy looking tired, Japanese apparel retailer's market cap falls below 100bn yen

  • Yen poised to rise if Japan's cabinet loses more support

    Abe's shakeup greeted with quiet on stock, forex markets

  • Earnings preview

    Aoki profit seen plunging 40% as foot traffic wanes

    Business suit seller struggles with discount hangover

  • Earnings preview

    Japan oil group JXTG seen on track to full-year profit forecast

    Energy operations, merger synergies offset inventory valuation losses in Q1

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Perceived ill omens keep lid on Tokyo stocks

    'Judgment day' seen coming with release of GDP data on Aug. 14

  • Mazda's net profit leaps 72% in first quarter on Chinese sales

    But tough going in the US pushed down operating profit

  • ANA Holdings pretax profit skyrockets 130% in Q1

    Japanese airline logs record earnings on boost in flyers, cargo service

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Demoted Toshiba now the Tokyo bourse second section's problem

    Uncoupled from embattled conglomerate, Nikkei average seen regaining accuracy

  • Over 70% of Japan Inc. set to mark profit growth in April-June

    Manufacturers lead the trend on demand in Europe, US and Asia

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Fears of tech slump emerge

    Big players are shunned even after strong earnings

  • Nikkei average drifts in doldrums during July

    Japan's markets show little volatility as foreign investors pull back

  • Earnings preview

    Minebea Mitsumi's Q1 profit seen beating market estimate

    Nintendo Switch fever gave newly merged company an unexpected boost

  • Nikkei index divisor to rise on Tuesday

    Change in company lineup prompts adjustment for continuity

  • Earnings preview

    Japan's big 3 traders seen with bigger profits in April-June

    Rising resource prices fuel Mitsubishi, Mitsui; bananas feed Itochu

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Political turmoil rains on earnings-driven parade

    Robust quarterly results take equities only so far

  • Tech shares retreat as profit-taking takes hold

    Chip market still solid but seen peaking out soon