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    1. beyondbrics

      November 21, 2014

      Will China's interest rate cut herald concerted easing?

      Clearly, China’s interest rate cut on Friday was motivated by a desire to manage a flagging growth story. But the...

    2. November 19, 2014

      BoJ governor quashes rebellion over easing programme

      Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan governor, has quashed a rebellion by board members opposed to last month’s extension of the...

    1. November 11, 2014

      Investors eye boost to Japan stocks returns

      Last month Mizuho Securities drew up what can only be described as a hit list. There are 44 public companies in Japan, the...

    2. October 15, 2014

      Tokyo short selling hits record highs

      The ratio of shares sold short in Japan has reached a record high, with investors recoiling from delays in a portfolio...

    3. beyondbrics

      October 13, 2014

      China heads for Q3 GDP slump despite export surge

      A reported export surge in September is failing to dispel the gloom suffusing forecasts for China’s third quarter GDP...

    4. beyondbrics

      September 23, 2014

      Is China's PMI uptick for September to be trusted?

      A closely-watched indicator of economic activity in China is showing an unexpectedly robust reading for September, according...

    5. April 28, 2014

      Sluggish Japan Inc guidance raises doubts over Abenomics recovery

      Companies including Japan Exchange Group (JPX) and Panasonic have kicked off Japan’s earnings season by offering profit...

    6. beyondbrics

      April 16, 2014

      Do China's Q1 GDP numbers gloss reality?

      China’s release of GDP data on Wednesday is triggering a fresh bout of scepticism over the accuracy of Beijing’s statistics....

    7. beyondbrics

      March 13, 2014

      Analysts slash China GDP forecasts, see support

      Investment banks slashed forecasts for China’s GDP growth on Thursday after Beijing reported the biggest slowdown in...

    8. beyondbrics

      March 12, 2014

      Analysts see prospects for China economic support

      A gloomy outlook for key Chinese economic data to be announced on Thursday is prompting analysts to predict that Beijing may...

    9. beyondbrics

      February 17, 2014

      China: progress in campaign against shadow finance

      Much of the reaction on Monday to the announcement of China’s financing numbers for January has focused on the sharp...

    10. February 6, 2014

      Sony sheds PCs as it warns on profits

      Sony’s empire Sony, once the world’s premier consumer technology brand, has admitted defeat in its battle to revive two of...

    11. February 5, 2014

      Sony closes in on sale of Vaio PC division

      Sony is closing in on a sale of Vaio to a local private equity fund after several strategic buyers balked at taking on the...

    12. September 29, 2013

      Japan seeks to galvanise share buying at home

      Mizuho Securities has signed up the national men’s football team for a series of print ads. Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley...

    13. August 6, 2013

      UBS to pay $50m to settle SEC charges

      UBS agreed to pay nearly $50m to settle allegations it misled investors in a mortgage-related security by failing to...

    14. June 12, 2013

      Japan grapples with lack of entrepreneurs

      All Hiromi Yamaguchi wanted to do was to sell coffee to pinball addicts. But to get his business up and running he had to...

    15. beyondbrics

      April 29, 2013

      Alibaba and Sina Weibo: deal done. Now, about those revenues...

      Shares in Sina Corp, the Nasdaq-listed Chinese online media group, rose nearly 21 per cent during trading on Monday after...

    16. April 24, 2013

      Japan casino lobby in legalisation push

      TOKYO/HONG KONG, April 23 – After Singapore, Japan? A pro-casino group of Japanese lawmakers has tapped an influential...

    17. April 11, 2013

      Microsoft drop slows Wall St progress

      Microsoft tumbled on Thursday as investors were unsettled by a report that said the PC market shrank nearly 14 per cent in...

    18. March 13, 2013

      Kuroda urged to plan for BoJ board games

      Records show that no governor of the Bank of Japan has ever been on the losing side of an argument. But that does not mean...

    19. February 21, 2013

      Abe trade starts to lose its lustre

      Investors’ excitement over “Abenomics” is showing signs of flagging, almost 100 days on from the market turnround triggered...

    20. February 21, 2013

      China drains cash to curb liquidity

      China drained a record amount of cash from its banking system this week, counteracting an explosion in credit growth that...

    21. January 30, 2013

      GDP figures weigh on Wall Street

      US equities traded near multiyear highs as stocks were relatively muted despite news that the US economy had unexpectedly...

    22. beyondbrics

      November 19, 2012

      Sina: down on forecasts, up on a deal?

      embed3 Turbulent times for Sina’s shareprice. The Nasdaq-listed Chinese internet company, which runs the Twitter-like Sina...

    23. November 15, 2012

      Tokyo stocks defy weaker Asia markets

      Tokyo stocks bucked the weaker trend for Asian equity markets on Thursday as exporters were boosted by a weakening yen. The...

    24. November 14, 2012

      Consumer data hit US retail stocks

      US equities fell to their lowest level since July during a steep afternoon sell-off that began as President Obama spoke...

    25. November 7, 2012

      Financials lead US equities sell-off

      US equities closed at their lowest level in three months with financials leading the drubbing as the prospect of an easier...

    26. November 5, 2012

      Abbott Labs arm in $14.7bn bond issue

      The pace of US bond deals has accelerated sharply in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, with a sale by an arm of Abbott...

    27. October 18, 2012

      Massachusetts sues Putnam unit over CDOs

      Massachusetts regulators have sued a unit of Putnam Investments for allegedly misleading investors in the sale of two...

    28. September 27, 2012

      Smart gains from a falling renminbi

      For many investors, the renminbi has lost its mojo. China’s economy is slowing, exporters’ margins are falling and the...

    29. August 7, 2012

      Glitch halts Tokyo derivatives trading

      The Tokyo Stock Exchange stopped trading of derivatives on Tuesday morning, in the latest in a series of technological...

    30. July 25, 2012

      Low US interest rates spur refinancing

      Demand to refinance US mortgages rose to its highest level in more than three years, boosted by the tailwind of record low...

    31. July 18, 2012

      Mizuho to pay $127m to settle CDO charges

      Japan’s Mizuho Securities and an investment manager have agreed to pay a combined $132m to resolve US regulatory allegations...

    32. July 12, 2012

      China economy offers cause for optimism

      Global financial markets are braced for more evidence of the slowdown in China’s economy on Friday as it reports...

    33. June 18, 2012

      Nomura excluded from Japan Tobacco offer

      Nomura has been excluded from the government’s sale of shares in Japan Tobacco, one of the largest share offerings in Japan...

    34. June 6, 2012

      Bondholders look for word of more Fed help

      The pattern is now all too familiar and has been a regular feature since the financial crisis. Fears of systemic stress and...

    35. April 10, 2012

      IMF set to recognise shrinking Chinese surplus

      The International Monetary Fund will “be significantly reducing” its medium-term outlook for China’s current account...

    36. March 22, 2012

      China and Australia in $31bn currency swap

      China has signed a $31bn currency swap agreement with Australia, a step towards boosting the renminbi’s profile in developed...

    37. March 21, 2012

      Nomura states its regret after insider trading

      Nomura has expressed its regret after an investigation by Japan’s Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission found that...

    38. December 27, 2011

      China and Japan agree currency push

      China and Japan will promote the use of their currencies for trade and investment, according to an agreement that analysts...

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