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TOKYO STOCK EXCHANGE

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Apr 30, 2015
Nikkei dives as U.S. slows, BOJ holds on stimulus
Stocks in Tokyo posted steep losses Thursday as the Bank of Japan decided not to step up monetary easing, darkening investor sentiment already alarmed by weak U.S. gross domestic product data.
EDITORIALS
Mar 16, 2015
A corporate governance cure-all?
New Tokyo Stock Exchange rules requiring all companies listed on its First and Second sections to have at least two independent outside directors on their board is in line with the Abe administration's push to beef up corporate governance as a way of luring more foreign investors.
BUSINESS
Feb 25, 2015
TSE to push listed firms into getting at least two outside directors
Japan Exchange Group Inc., which runs the Tokyo Stock Exchange, said it will push companies listed on the bourse to have two or more independent external directors appointed to their boards.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 14, 2014
IPO tally to hit 77 for year, TSE data show
Reflecting the stock market's climbing fortunes, initial public offerings in Japan will rise for a fifth consecutive year to 77 in 2014, up from 54 last year, according to data compiled by the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 6, 2014
Recruit sets IPO price, market capitalization around ¥1.8 trillion
Staffing service provider Recruit Holdings Co. said Monday its initial public offering price for its Oct. 16 listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange is set at ¥3,100 per share, with expected market capitalization around ¥1.78 trillion.
BUSINESS
Oct 2, 2014
$617 billion 'fat finger' error raises concern over Tokyo trading controls
The unleashing of ¥67.78 trillion ($617 billion) of mistaken stock orders in Japan is reviving concern about the accountability of brokers overseeing trades in the world's second-biggest equity market.
BUSINESS / Markets
Aug 8, 2014
Nikkei financial newspaper has a lock on earnings prescience
If you wanted to find out what Toyota Motor Corp., NTT Docomo Inc. and Canon Inc. earned last year before they reported their results, the best guide wasn't analyst or company predictions. It was the Nikkei newspaper.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jul 31, 2014
Tokyo Stock Exchange moves toward longer hours as night session eyed
TSE moves toward longer hours as night session eyed
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jul 22, 2014
TSE cuts tick sizes for 80 stocks
The Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday began allowing smaller price increments on shares of about 80 of Japan's biggest companies as the bourse seeks to win back business from private trading venues.
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 15, 2014
TSE to reduce tick sizes for certain stocks
Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc. will reduce tick sizes next Tuesday for certain major issues on the first section to make trading easier and increase volume.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 9, 2014
Universal Studios looking to return to the TSE in 2015
The operator of Universal Studios Japan is considering relisting on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in the business year starting next April, sources said Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jun 3, 2014
Firms woo female investors with goodies
When Chiho Higo started teaching stock trading at a Tokyo night school in 2008, there were often no female attendees. Now there are 50. One mother said she bought shares in a toymaker instead of toys for her child.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 28, 2014
Japan Display shares fall
Japan Display Inc. shares plunged to 25 percent below last month's initial public offering price in Tokyo trading after reporting preliminary earnings that missed its forecasts.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 28, 2014
JPX misses estimates as slump continues
Japan Exchange Group Inc., the main bourse operator in the world's second-largest equity market, tumbled in afternoon trading after forecasting full-year profit that missed analyst estimates.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 23, 2014
Delisted Seibu Holdings back on TSE
Seibu Holdings Inc. made a solid return to the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, nearly a decade after its predecessor, Seibu Railway Co., was delisted from the bourse for falsifying financial statements in 2004.
BUSINESS / Markets
Apr 14, 2014
Bourses scrap disclosure reforms
Japan Exchange Group Inc. has decided to scrap a plan to adopt tougher disclosure rules, saying the nation's companies are getting better at communicating with investors on their own.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 19, 2014
Merger of Jasdaq, Mothers, second section eyed
Japan Exchange Group Inc. will consider merging three smaller equity markets to simplify its exchange structure, a bourse official said.
BUSINESS / Economy
Aug 3, 2013
Japanese firms post sharp profit rises
Companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange posted sharp net profit increases for the April-June quarter, largely due to the weakening of the yen and stock gains resulting in part from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's credit-easing policies, according to SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 16, 2013
TSE merger with Osaka bourse up, running
The Tokyo and Osaka bourses integrated the trading of shares Tuesday at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, making it the world's third-largest exchange by number of listed companies.
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 14, 2013
TSE-OSE stock trading merger wins green light
Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc. and Osaka Securities Exchange Co. said Sunday they have given the final go-ahead for integrating stock trading operations Tuesday.

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