Japanese fair trade regulators raided last month the offices of Airbnb over suspected violations of antitrust laws, the home rental site has revealed, denying any wrongdoing.
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
Next year's iPhone could be redesigned completely and is being tipped to feature a curved display. Nikkei reports that Samsung will manufacture the curved display for Apple.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
The organisers of the 2020 Olympic Games, which will be hosted in Tokyo, are considering using recycled electronics to create the medals for the event.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
Apple is expected to cut production of its latest iPhone models by about 30% in the January-March quarter due to mounting inventories, the Nikkei reported, rattling the nerves of investors in the US giant’s Asian suppliers.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Some modern smartphones often struggle to make it through a full day on a single charge. Sony appears to have found a solution and is developing a battery that lasts 40% longer than a normal lithium battery.
Fri, 18 Dec, 2015
Public support for Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has fallen after the passage of controversial national security bills,
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
British publishing group, Pearson is in talks to sell its 50% stake in The Economist to the other shareholders of the weekly newspaper, with one, Italy’s Agnelli family, confirming it wants to increase its stake.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Nikkei’s $1.3bn (€1.18bn) purchase of the Financial Times from Britain’s Pearson marks the culmination of decades of attempts by the Japanese household name to break into mainstream English-language media.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
Pearson PLC, the owner of the Financial Times, has agreed to sell FT Group to Nikkei Inc. for £844 million (€1.2 billion).
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
Further evidence of how the ECB interfered in eurozone countries’ economies, including Ireland’s, has been revealed by former ECB president Jean Claude Trichet.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
Optimism is probably one of the most precious, mercurial human characteristics.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2013
Markets fell across Europe yesterday as equities across most sectors turned lower.
Thu, 04 Apr, 2013
INTERNATIONAL stock markets enjoyed a rare consecutive day’s rise yesterday as optimism surrounding positive solutions to the eurozone debt crisis being found gathered momentum.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2011
Japan has promised to overhaul nuclear safety standards once it regains control of the wrecked Fukushima complex, admitting its current safeguards were not enough.
Tue, 29 Mar, 2011
Japanese stocks rebounded today, recovering some of the massive losses sustained over the last two days following the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2011
Japan’s Nikkei stock index nosedived nearly 11% today as the earthquake-shattered country faced an unfolding nuclear crisis after a radiation leak was detected at a crippled power plant and residents were warned to stay indoors. Other Asian markets also tumbled.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2011
Japan's leading shares have nose-dived after the country's massive earthquake.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2011
GLOBAL stock markets made modest gains yesterday as investors appeared to keep their powder dry in anticipation of what 2011 will bring.
Thu, 30 Dec, 2010
Better-than-expected results from US investment banking giant JP Morgan failed to inspire the London market today as the FTSE 100 Index stuck close to its opening mark.
Thu, 15 Jul, 2010
Toyota said around 270,000 vehicles sold worldwide, including luxury Lexus sedans, have faulty engines. It did not say whether it would recall the vehicles.
Thu, 01 Jul, 2010
Fresh optimism over economic recovery prospects ensured the London market started the new year in the same fashion it ended 2009.
Mon, 04 Jan, 2010
The FTSE 100 Index struggled to make headway today after poor data in the United States fuelled worries over the pace of economic recovery.
Mon, 28 Sep, 2009
AIB and Bank of Ireland led the sharp 4.5% drop on the Irish Stock Exchange in what was a dismal day for many Irish shares.
Thu, 14 May, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index dived 4% to a six-year low today as investors ran for cover after another blow to confidence in the banking sector.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2009
IRISH stocks bounced back yesterday finishing in positive territory for the first time in 12 days.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2009
Toyota, the world’s biggest car maker, is preparing to set a 2009 global vehicle production target of about 6.5 million vehicles, the lowest in six years, it was reported today.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2009
IRISH share prices gathered some momentum in Dublin yesterday, lifting the ISEQ 100 Index off the 13-year low it hit on Wednesday.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2009
The most miserable 12 months for Japanese stocks finally come to an end, closing with a modest climb that did little to mollify the year’s historic haemorrhaging.
Tue, 30 Dec, 2008
Japan’s Nikkei index tumbled nearly 7% today as Asian markets plunged over spreading pessimism about the world economy.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2008
Stock markets slumped today after more grim economic news from the US stoked fears that the world’s largest economy is plunging into a deep and protracted recession.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2008
Banking stocks were back under pressure today as the London market extended yesterday’s losses.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2007
Japan is set to inform the US and Britain later this week that it will withdraw its naval refuelling mission in support of US-led operations in Afghanistan on November 1, a news report said today.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2007
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe marked the 60th anniversary of Japan’s constitution today by calling for a bold review to allow the country to take a larger role in global security and foster a revival of national pride.
Thu, 03 May, 2007
JAPANESE stocks rose with the Nikkei 225 Stock Average surpassing 18,000 for the first time in more than six years.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2007
JAPANESE stocks fell yesterday, paced by exporters such as Toyota Motor and Sony on speculation that European finance ministers will seek to halt a slide in the yen against the euro that has boosted earnings.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2007
JAPANESE stocks fell yesterday, led by companies that outperformed benchmarks last year such as Canon and Honda Motor Co., as investors sought to lock in the benefit of gains before they are eroded.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2007
JAPANESE stocks declined for the first time in seven days yesterday, led by brokerages such as Daiwa Securities Group, after the nation’s securities watchdog recommended Nikko Cordial be fined because of false earnings statements.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2006
The London market continued its good run today as mining and leisure stocks lifted the FTSE 100 Index to a fresh four-and-a-half year high.
Thu, 29 Dec, 2005