XOOM Energy Japan, GK Launches into New Markets

These nine core markets make available over 80 million potential electric residential and small business low-voltage customers who can take advantage of services offered by XOOM Energy Japan. Based in Tokyo, Japan, XOOM Energy Japan, is a progressive ... ( read original story ...)

Turnaround Strategy Is Working: Sony Nearly Quadruples Profit

Sony, whose sprawling business spans finance, movies, video games and consumer electronics, is seeing better results at its various units, including games, imaging products, semiconductors and home-entertainment systems. Tokyo-based Sony, which makes the ... ( read original story ...)

Dollar Extends Modest Bounce From 15-Month Lows

TOKYO — The dollar extended its modest bounce from 15-month lows on Wednesday, benefiting from a pause in selling of the battered currency as investors begin positioning for key events this week, notably Friday's U.S. employment report. The dollar index ... ( read original story ...)

Astro Group to sell property interests & wind up

Astro Japan Property Group (ASX:AJA) has agreed to sell its Property (TK) Interests to Jetsons Holding II Pte. Limited. The sale involves a net consideration of $7.18 to shareholders in October 2017. Jetsons, the proposed purchasing entity, is incorporated ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei rises on strong earnings; Apple suppliers shine

TOKYO, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average posted modest gains on Wednesday, supported by strong earnings reports from local companies and by a rally in Apple suppliers after it reported robust profits. The Nikkei was up 0.4 percent at 20,058.24 ... ( read original story ...)