Sharp shares plunge on capital reduction reports

May 11, 2015

Sharp shares plunge on capital reduction reports

Sharp Corp. shares briefly tumbled by the daily limit of ¥80 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday morning, to slip below ¥200 for the first time since December 2012. The 31 percent fall to ¥178 per share came following reports that the struggling ...

| May 7, 2015

Nikkei slides after Wall Street drop

Stocks lost ground sharply Thursday on the Tokyo Stock Exchange after an overnight drop on Wall Street. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 239.64 points, or 1.23 percent, to close at 19,291.99. On Friday, the key market gauge climbed 11.62 points. The Topix index of ...

| Apr 24, 2015

Nikkei falls back on profit-taking

Stocks snapped their three-day winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, pressured by selling to lock in profits. The Nikkei 225 average shed 167.61 points, or 0.83 percent, to end at 20,020.04. On Thursday, the key market gauge rose 53.75. The Topix ...

| Apr 23, 2015

Delayed flash crash arrest throws spotlight on regulators

The five years it took regulators to bring high-profile charges against a U.K. trader underscore how hard it is to spot wrongdoing in fast-developing markets, and may herald problems in detecting future mishaps. Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, was arrested in London on Tuesday, charged ...