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FINANCIAL RESULTS

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 14, 2023
Japan's Idemitsu Kosan cuts full-year forecast on lower oil prices
The revision follows a similar step by Japan's top refiner Eneos Holdings, which last week slashed its full-year net profit forecast down by 58%.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 10, 2023
Honda beats estimates with 22% rise in third-quarter operating profit
Still, the automaker faced setbacks in China from the spread of COVID-19 and the chip shortage in the third quarter that extended into January, with some of its dealers temporarily closing.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 9, 2023
Toyota keeps profit forecasts despite supply chain headwinds
The world's top-selling automaker is still suffering production setbacks caused by the semiconductor shortage along with other industry players.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 7, 2023
SoftBank Vision Fund loses ¥660 billion as tech slump persists
A collapse in valuations last year has pummeled the global tech investor, which holds stakes in hundreds of startups.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 6, 2023
As tech slumps, SoftBank's Son spooks investors with plan to skip earnings call
The founder and chief executive of the world’s largest tech investor is bidding farewell to the presentations he’s led for decades, saying he would focus on taking chip designer Arm public.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 3, 2023
Airlines JAL and ANA both in the black in April-December period
Travel demand has recovered quickly after Japan largely relaxed its pandemic-related border restrictions in October.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 2, 2023
Japan's ANA Holdings raises profit forecast as travel demand recovers
Competitor Japan Airlines also returned to profit, with pre-tax earnings of ¥24.7 billion through December from a loss of ¥188.7 billion the year before.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 2, 2023
Panasonic cuts full-year outlook as costly raw materials weigh
The company faces challenges amid a tricky outlook for global growth as it looks to further build out its energy business.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 30, 2023
Toyota maintains title as world's No. 1 carmaker for third straight year
Group sales, which include those of its subsidiaries Daihatsu and Hino, were mostly flat at 10.5 million units for the year, the company said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 20, 2023
Japan convenience store sales rose 3.7% in 2022 to hit all-time high
Same-store sales of major convenience store operators grew for the second consecutive year, thanks to robust sales of boxed lunches and rice balls.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 14, 2023
Japan retailers post improved nine-month earnings as COVID effects ease
Some retailers saw record net profits and sales as eased pandemic restrictions helped revive consumption.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 12, 2023
Uniqlo owner sticks to forecast while seeking to raise wages
Operating profit for the year ending August is forecast to reach u00a5350 billion ($2.7 billion), the clothing retailer said in a statement.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 26, 2022
Toyota global output reaches record high for November as supply crunch eases
Marking a fourth straight month of increases, Toyota said the supply-chain crunch for automobile parts caused by COVID-19 has now eased.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 29, 2022
Toyota's October global vehicle production up 23%, beating target
But growth slowed from a record monthly output of more than 887,000 cars manufactured in September, and Toyota continues to face supply chain disruptions.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 27, 2022
Citing pandemic, seven Japanese life insurers incur April-September loses
Insurance payments ballooned as life insurers distributed hospitalization benefits to a wide range of policyholders infected with the coronavirus.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 24, 2022
Nintendo breaks sales record with new Pokemon games on Switch
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet were released simultaneously on Nov. 18 and sold over 4 million units at home in Japan, also setting a new domestic record.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 9, 2022
Nissan hikes forecasts on weak yen despite falling unit sales
Nissan also reported a one-time loss in the period of approximately u00a5100 billion 'in connection with the withdrawal from the Russian market.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 9, 2022
Honda posts 16% rise in second-quarter profit and lifts outlook
The firm has been helped by robust performance in its motorcycle business, particularly in Asia.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 1, 2022
ANA Holdings logs first April-September period profit in three years
The parent of All Nippon Airways posted a net profit of u00a519.54 billion for the reporting period, a reversal from a net loss of u00a598.80 billion a year ago.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 31, 2022
SMBC Nikko posts record loss on market rigging fallout
The firm signaled personnel changes are in the works, and wasn't optimistic that business will bounce back quickly.

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