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  • Woes deepen for China's smaller smartphone makers

    TAIPEI The recent struggles of Gionee Communication Equipment and LeEco are raising doubts about whether second-tier Chinese smartphone makers can survive slowing domestic demand for handsets.According to local media reports, a Chinese court has fro

    February 1, 2018 10:00 am JST
  • Tencent and Sony ready new electronic-music record label

    HONG KONG -- Sony Music Entertainment and the music unit of Tencent Holdings will jointly launch a new label for the electronic dance genre, using the internet giant's popular services to penetrate the Chinese market while also discovering new talen

    February 1, 2018 05:58 am JST
  • Nikkei Asia300 Index little changed as U.S. stocks extend fall

    MUMBAI (NewsRise) -- Asian stocks outside of Japan ended little changed on Wednesday, after U.S. indexes extended losses and data showed China's manufacturing growth slowed this month.Samsung Electronics edged higher after announcing a stock split.T

    January 31, 2018 08:48 pm JST
  • Hong Kong stocks post biggest monthly gain in nearly three years

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares capped their best monthly advance since April 2015 on Wednesday, with mainland Chinese banking and property companies driving broad gains amid strong fund inflows and upbeat global equity markets.The be

    January 31, 2018 08:03 pm JST
  • Cover story

    Inside Asia's bitcoin economy

    SHANGHAI -- On Jan. 6, a leaked photograph of an official notice from China's internet finance regulator began to circulate on Twitter. The statement, released by the authorities two days earlier, told local governments to stop subsidizing companies

    January 31, 2018 03:39 pm JST
  • Chinese financial stocks send Hong Kong market higher

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares on Wednesday looked headed for their first gains in three days as rebounding Chinese financial stocks overshadowed losses among energy producers.The Hang Seng Index had added 0.4% to reach 32,745.19 by

    January 31, 2018 02:22 pm JST
  • The rise of 'made-in-Japan' Chinese herbal remedies

    TOKYO -- With the market for traditional Chinese herbal medicines going from strength to strength, Japanese makers of the remedies are increasingly starting to source raw ingredients at home, rather than importing them from China. An hour and a half

    January 31, 2018 02:20 pm JST
  • Business Insight

    China's big spenders go into reverse

    Wu Xiaohui, the now disgraced founder of Anbang Insurance, was in New York about a year ago on a nerve-racking mission to raise money.His attempts to follow other Chinese financial conglomerates in selling equity offshore, had not been successful. N

    January 31, 2018 12:07 pm JST
  • Mainland players won't control Hong Kong property market: tycoon

    HONG KONG -- Mainland conglomerates may have grabbed news headlines with their record-breaking land bids in Hong Kong, but it is the more sophisticated local developers who will dominate the city's property market in the next five years, according t

    January 31, 2018 12:26 am JST
  • India's Paytm gets Hong Kong partner for mobile gaming platform

    MUMBAI -- Digital payments startup Paytm and Hong Kong's AGTech Holdings have launched a gaming platform in India, the two Alibaba-backed companies said in a joint release on Monday.Gamepind will provide games, contests and sports games on a dual pl

    January 30, 2018 07:58 pm JST
  • Mainland Chinese stocks in Hong Kong post biggest fall in 7 weeks

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Chinese companies listed in Hong Kong recorded their biggest drop in seven weeks on Tuesday, weighed by extended declines for mainland equities and concern that they may have risen too much too fast.The Hang Seng China

    January 30, 2018 07:56 pm JST
  • Noble Group shares tumble after debt restructuring proposal

    SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) -- Shares of embattled commodities trader Noble Group plunged on Tuesday after it outlined a debt restructuring plan that will leave existing shareholders with just 10% of the company.Noble, which is based in Hong Kong but

    January 30, 2018 06:00 pm JST
  • Hong Kong shares extend losses on Wall Street pullback

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares headed for a second day of losses, as a retreat on Wall Street and broad strength in the U.S. dollar ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy review weighed on Asian markets.The Hang Seng Index was down 0.

    January 30, 2018 02:31 pm JST
  • Veteran clubmaker Honma Golf swings for higher apparel sales

    HONG KONG -- Honma Golf aims to roughly triple its proportion of sales coming from golf apparel and other equipment beyond the company's mainstay and well-regarded clubs, with help from soon-to-be stakeholders including Japanese trading house Itochu

    January 30, 2018 04:32 am JST
  • Nikkei Asia300 Index little changed as Chinese insurers decline

    MUMBAI (NewsRise) -- Asian stocks outside of Japan were little changed on Monday, as a fall in Chinese insurers and property developers offset another record run on the U.S. indexes.The Nikkei Asia300 Index was little changed at 1,541.61. Hong Kong-

    January 29, 2018 08:36 pm JST
  • Hong Kong stocks drop as mainland Chinese shares pull back

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares retreated on Monday, tracking losses by mainland equities, with losses paced by Apple suppliers and property developers.The Hang Seng Index fell 0.6% to 32,966.89, sliding back below 33,000 after closin

    January 29, 2018 07:50 pm JST
  • CP Group, Itochu take 16% stake in Honma Golf

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong-listed Honma Golf said its controlling shareholder Kouunn Holdings sold a 16.29% stake to two strategic investors, Japan's Itochu and Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Group, for a total HK$834.18 million.Kouunn Hol

    January 29, 2018 03:35 pm JST
  • Hong Kong shares edge away from record highs

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares gave up early gains in a choppy morning session on Monday, as investors appeared to take profits after the city's record-setting main equity index capped a seventh consecutive weekly advance on Friday.T

    January 29, 2018 02:22 pm JST
  • Asian schools gain ground in business education

    TOKYO -- As Asia has grown to become the key driver of the world economy, the need for top-tier management talent has grown along with it. The region better positioned than ever meet that demand, as shown in the latest Financial Times' MBA ranking p

    January 29, 2018 05:00 am JST
  • Hong Kong stocks close above 33,000 for first time

    HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong stocks rose for a seventh consecutive week on Friday, closing above the 33,000 level for the first time and extending a stretch of record finishes as robust inflows continued to chase local equities higher ami

    January 26, 2018 07:28 pm JST