Business / Economy Sep 29, 2015

IMF says Japan's exports flat despite weaker yen

Japanese exports remain flat despite the bonus of a weaker yen, in part because manufacturers are shifting production overseas, the International Monetary Fund said Monday. "Real goods exports from Japan have remained broadly flat during the past few years despite a sharp depreciation of the ...

Business / Corporate Apr 26, 2013

Sony raises profit forecast on asset sales, weaker yen

Sony Corp. raised its annual profit forecast Thursday amid a weaker yen and gains from selling offices and stock holdings. Net income was probably ¥40 billion in the year ended March, up from an earlier projection of ¥20 billion, the company said. Selling properties and other ...