Japan, China firms eager to enter Phl

MANILA, Philippines - Japanese and Chinese companies are looking at investing and partnering with Philippine firms amid the bright prospects brought about by the sustained growth in the economy. Security Bank Corp. president and CEO Alfonso Salcedo Jr ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese Bank Pulls Out of Geneva

An Asia-based bank is pulling out of Geneva – another blow to the city's ambitions as a finance center. Mitsubishi UFJ Wealth Management will close its Geneva offices, according to an entry published in Switzerland's commercial register. Chairman Antoine ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei drops led weaker by financials after U.S. yields fall

TOKYO, Feb 23 Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Thursday morning as financial stocks weakened after U.S. yields fell on the cautious tone struck in minutes of the latest Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting. The Nikkei dropped 0.5 percent to 19,290 ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei ends flat as yen's retreat halts, capping market

TOKYO Feb 22 Japan's Nikkei share average was little changed on Wednesday, unable to extend a two-day winning run as the yen's retreat against the dollar halted and capped the broader market. Trading was limited with investors staying on the sidelines as ... ( read original story ...)