Asian shares fall on fears virus outbreaks are rebounding

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday on concern over a resurgence of coronavirus cases and pessimism after Wall Street posted its worst week in nearly three months. ...

Asian shares fall on fears virus outbreaks are rebounding

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday on concern over a resurgence of coronavirus cases and pessimism after Wall Street posted its worst week in nearly three months. ...

Asia shares skid after Wall Street rout as virus cases rise

Asian shares were moderately lower Friday after an overnight rout on Wall Street as investors were spooked by reports of rising coronavirus cases in the U.S. Fear that a so-called “...

Japan court backs Karpeles conviction for data manipulation

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese high court on Thursday upheld a lower court’s decision that the French head of Mt. Gox, a Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange that went bankrupt after a massive hacking attack, was gu...

Japan wants US to extradite Americans who helped Ghosn flee

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese prosecutor on Thursday urged the U.S. to extradite two Americans accused of helping Nissan’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn flee the country while he was out on bail. ...

Asian shares slide as rising virus cases haunt reopenings

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares tumbled Thursday as reports of rising numbers of coronavirus infections in many countries raised fears over risks from reopenings from pandemic shutdowns. A...

Asian shares rise as Wall Street gains for 3rd straight day

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday after Wall Street extended its gains for the third straight day, driven by optimism over economies reopening from shutdowns to stem the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Nissan to close Indonesia, Spain auto plants after losses

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan announced Thursday it will closing two auto plants, in Spain and Indonesia, as it sank into the red for the first time in 11 years, as the coronavirus pandemic sent global demand p...

Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology

TOKYO (AP) — The auto alliance of Nissan and Renault said Wednesday it will be sharing more vehicle parts, technology and models to save costs as the industry struggles to survive the the coronavirus ...

Asian shares up as recovery hopes overshadow virus worries

TOKYO (AP) — Shares rose in Asia on Tuesday as some regions in Japan resumed close-to-normal business activity, with hopes for economic recovery overshadowing worries over the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Asian shares climb, Tokyo gains on hopes for reopening

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher, with Tokyo stocks gaining on expectations that a pandemic state of emergency will be lifted for all of Japan. But shares fell in Hong Ko...

Asian shares climb, Tokyo gains on hopes for reopening

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher, with Tokyo stocks gaining on expectations that a pandemic state of emergency will be lifted for all of Japan. But shares fell in Hong Ko...

Bank of Japan helps fund small businesses fighting pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank said Friday it will provide some 30 trillion yen ($280 billion) to banks for financing small and medium-size businesses battling economic hardships brought on by the ...

Recession-hit Japan's exports, imports fall due to pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Recession-hit Japan's exports plunged nearly 22% in April, the country's worst drop in more than a decade as the coronavirus pandemic slammed global demand. The Finance ...

Asian shares mixed as virus worries counter recovery hopes

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday as market players waffled between hopes for recovery as economies gradually reopen and worries over the havoc wreaked by the pandemic. ...