Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 | Last Update : 10:15 PM IST

Tokyo

Toshiba to shed troubled assets, cut jobs; shares jump nearly 12 per cent

Toshiba cut its annual operating profit forecast to 60 billion yen from the previous estimate of 70 billion yen.

08 Nov 2018 10:40 AM

Oil prices rise for first time in three days, but trade war drags

Brent crude futures had gained 47 cents, or 0.6 per cent, to $76.38 a barrel by 0441 GMT.

31 Oct 2018 11:38 AM

Oil prices drop as oversupply looms amid global market woes

The global benchmark is on course for a weekly loss of over 4 per cent.

26 Oct 2018 12:41 PM

No breathing through nose, moving while I slept: Japanese scribe's Syria horror

Confined for 8 months to space just 1.5 mtrs high and 1 mte wide, Yasuda wasn't allowed to bathe, wash clothes, or make noise or movement.

26 Oct 2018 12:16 PM

SoftBank shares fall 5.5 per cent as Saudi ties cause concern

SoftBank shares decline by worries over its ties to Saudi Arabia as well as a broader market sell-off.

15 Oct 2018 9:22 AM

Oil prices rise on signs that Iranian crude exports fall further

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down by 24 cents, or 0.3 per cent, at $74.53 a barrel.

09 Oct 2018 10:43 AM

Toyota, Softbank unveil tie-up, eye autonomous vehicle services

Monet would be created by April 2019 and would have an initial capital injection of 2.0 billion yen ($17.5 million).

04 Oct 2018 11:25 AM

North Korea warns US, says peace declaration not a bargaining chip

Commentary was directed at supporters of US policy to maintain maximum pressure on North Korea until it has made moves to denuclearize.

02 Oct 2018 11:43 AM

At least 51 injured, flights, trains cancelled as Typhoon Trami hits Japan

Evacuation orders were issued for tens of thousands of people in Japan.

30 Sep 2018 7:36 PM

'Very strong' typhoon Trami churns towards Japan, violent winds, rain expected

Typhoon Trami, packing gusts of a maximum 162 kilometres per hour near its centre, was in the Pacific spiralling slowly towards Japan.

28 Sep 2018 1:25 PM