Tuesday May 26, 2015
World oil prices fell today as traders mostly took their cue from the rebounding US dollar, dealers said.
Monday May 25, 2015
Crude oil futures edged lower towards $65 a barrel as the dollar strengthened today, with a public holiday in the US and much of Europe keeping trading muted.
Friday May 22, 2015
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has maintained its massive stimulus programme and offered a slightly more upbeat view of the world's third-largest economy.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Japan's economy expanded at its fastest pace in a year in three months from January to March as business investment rose slightly.
Wednesday May 13, 2015
Nissan today said its fiscal-year net profit soared 17.6% to $4.2 billion, crediting a weak yen and new model roll-outs for buoyant results that drove past its own earlier forecasts.
Friday May 08, 2015
Toyota said its annual profit accelerated 19% to a record $18.1 billion as the world's biggest car maker capitalised on a weak yen and strong demand in the North American market.
Thursday April 30, 2015
The Bank of Japan held off more easing measures after a policy meeting today, despite flatlining inflation that is defying a two-year-old stimulus.
Wednesday April 08, 2015
The Bank of Japan held off further easing measures today despite struggling to drag up inflation that is defying a massive stimulus plan launched two years ago.
Friday March 27, 2015
Japanese inflation stalled in February with a key measure of prices flat for the first time in nearly two years, data showed today.
Wednesday March 25, 2015
French luxury goods maker Hermes posted a 7% rise in full-year operating income today and announced a dividend hike.