Tokyo Stock Exchange News
'Pokemon Go' More Than Doubles Nintendo's Stock Price
For Nintendo, "Pokemon Go" just keeps on giving. Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at 31,700 yen ($300) on the Tokyo Stock exchange Tuesday and have more than doubled in value since the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo accounted for nearly
Japanese Messaging App Line Shares Surge in Debut in Tokyo
Line Corp.'s shares surged in its debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, following its initial public offering in New York, as investors cashed in on the popular Japanese messaging app that features emoticons
Asian stock exchanges upgrading to draw global investors
Asia's stock exchanges are extending their hours and upgrading their trading systems as they compete for foreign dollars. Beginning today, the Singapore Exchange has eliminated its 90-minute lunch hour and allows continuous trading throughout the day, following the lead of exchanges including the
Stocks Tumble Worldwide on Japan Quake News
Financial Markets Pull Back Amid Nuclear Worries, Disruption From Japan Earthquake
Oct. 19, 1987: 'Black Monday' for Stock Market
In the largest drop at the time, panic selling pummels NYSE and world markets.
Lunch Hour Love: Workers of the World, Grab a Bite!
For most Americans, the lunch hour has become a laughable exaggeration. According to recent polls , the average worker takes less than 20 minutes away from his or her desk each day for lunch. Many never leave the desk at all and end up wolfing down their meal by the glow of their computer screens.
Sony expects profit boost: announces PS3 movie service
Chief Executive Howard Stringer said Sony will win back its electronic leadership by improving its Internet-linked gadgets, wiping out losses in video games and TVs and pushing services and software, not just hardware. "This is not your father's Sony," he said Thursday at Sony's Tokyo headquarters,
The Fed's Three Surprising Fixes
Will the Federal Reserve's Historic Decisions Prevent Another Bear Stearns-Style Panic?
Corporate governance gets more transparent worldwide
With trillions of dollars in capital sailing the globe in search of investments, the shareholders' crusade for more open, well-run companies is gaining strength across many major and emerging markets. In what some call a worldwide corporate-governance movement, shareholders are pushing for stronger
Japan's Nikkei index falls 11% in 2007, first loss in 5 years
Japan's stock market wrapped up a year of jittery trade with a sharp fall Friday, beset by fears about the U.S. economy and worries that global political instability will follow the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto. The Nikkei 225 index fell 256.91 points, or 1.7%, to