Jul 24, 2013

Camera sales fall spurs Canon to cut earnings outlook for 2013

Canon Inc. on Wednesday revised downward its full-year earnings outlook for the business year through December, citing flagging sales of digital cameras in China and Europe as well as the negative impact of the eurozone economic slowdown. The maker of printers, photocopiers and cameras ...

Japan set to top solar power market

Jun 13, 2013

Japan set to top solar power market

Japan is expected to become the world’s largest solar energy market this year, with the installation of new solar power systems more than doubling capacity, a recent report by a U.S. research firm says. The domestic solar power market is forecast to reach $19.8 ...

Feb 3, 2013

GDP seen climbing in last quarter of '12: poll

The economy is estimated to have grown for the first time in three quarters in the three months through December, climbing an annualized real 0.6 percent on the back of brisk consumer spending, according to a survey by Kyodo News. The average forecast of ...