Tokyo Market

Big after-hours purchases buoy Tokyo stocks

Public pensions funds seen behind the Topix index buying

  • Japan Market Pulse

    High valuations spiral higher as investors ride momentum

    Growth-seeking speculators get on the bandwagon

  • BOJ's stock spree lends companies reliable hand

    Fund purchases make central bank No. 3 holder of Japanese shares

  • Mitsubishi Heavy eyes operating margin boost for power unit

    Falling demand for fossil-fuel facilities nudges company into streamlining

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Companies wrest back narrative from activist investors

    Business leaders reach out to shareholders ahead of annual meetings

  • Singapore's GLP shares plunge as bidders reportedly back out

    Warehouse giant cites review, claims to avoid any conflicts involving directors

  • Switch catapults Nintendo's market cap past Sony's

    Investors rally to the shares on expected boost in game console's output

  • Earnings preview

    Hiday Hidaka's March-May profit likely rose to record

    Ramen chain served broader demographic, sold more booze

  • Earnings preview

    Don Quijote profit headed higher for 28th straight year

    New locations, flexible pricing, foreign visitors driving growth

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Auto stocks stall as US skids toward used-car crisis

    Rising subprime loans, plunging vehicle values portend possible debt spiral

  • Earnings preview

    Hisamitsu's quarterly profit seen hurting on competition from generics

    But over-the-counter pain remedies doing well with tourists and abroad

  • Japan Post weighs its options following failed takeover bid

    Nomura Real Estate deal falls through, forcing a return to the company's roots

  • Tokyo bourse lifts Sharp out of pre-delisting status

    With help from parent Hon Hai, electronics maker heads back to first section

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Investors betting on SUNRISE stocks

    SoftBank, Nintendo, Recruit and Sony form growth-equity quartet

  • Japan's retail investors fade into market background

    Foreigners, trust banks pick up slack as individuals prune share to new lows

  • Market Scramble: Investors pick stocks with eye on political theater

    Reform-linked stocks gain as prime minister stumbles through the fog

  • Earnings preview

    Nomura Research Institute seen on track for record Q1 profit

    Robust consulting business helps absorb relocation costs

  • Toho taken higher by in-house anime, Disney hits

    Japanese film studio builds on success of last year's 'Your Name,' 'Godzilla'

  • Nikkei continues run with 22-month intraday high in morning

    Wall Street gains still massaging the Japanese market

  • Nikkei hits 22-month high after Dow sets record

    Weaker yen gives exporters a big push