Daihatsu shareholders approve full ownership by Toyota

/ Jun 29, 2016

Daihatsu shareholders approve full ownership by Toyota

Shareholders of Daihatsu Motor Co. on Wednesday approved a proposal for the Japanese automaker to become a wholly owned unit of Toyota Motor Corp. on Aug. 1. Toyota, which currently owns about 51 percent of Daihatsu, will acquire remaining Daihatsu shares through an equity swap. Daihatsu ...

May 14, 2016

Shareholders exerting their rights

Japanese companies need to take more heed of their investors, while shareholders need to guide companies forward for the long term and not just worry about short-term gains.

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After China stock turmoil, U.S. could be next bearer of bad news

Tumult in China triggered the worst opening week for U.S. stocks in history, and this week investors could get plenty more to worry about. Profits are expected to drop at U.S. companies. Again. Earnings for companies in the Standard and Poor's 500 index are forecast to drop ...