The Japanese yen is soaring

REUTERS/Toru Hanai The Japanese yen is flying in Asia, hitting the highest level against the greenback since November 2016. The USD/JPY currently trades at 1.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2018

SoftBank in Talks to Buy Nearly a Third of Swiss Re

SoftBank Group is in advanced talks to buy a stake in reinsurance giant Swiss Re that could be worth $10 billion or more, in the latest example of the Japanese conglomerate’s soaring ambitions......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 8th, 2018

Global Markets Stumble, Spooked By Japanese Stock Fireworks

The overnight fireworks in Japan, which saw the Nikkei plunge by 860 intraday points and sent vol and volumes soaring (before recovering most losses), spooked t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2017

The soaring business of nuclear shelters in Japan

More Japanese are buying fallout shelters following the North Korean threats. Nobuko Oribe, who has sold the shelters for the past 50 years, demonstrates how Japanese people should prepare for a nuclear attack. Photo: Miho Inada/The Wall Street Journal.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 31st, 2017

Baby panda rally: Tokyo restaurant stocks

Call it "pandanomics." News of the birth of a panda at a Tokyo zoo sent shares in two Japanese restaurant operators soaring......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnJun 12th, 2017

Zoo"s new baby panda boosts Tokyo restaurant stocks

Call it "pandanomics." News of the birth of a panda at a Tokyo zoo sent shares in two Japanese restaurant operators soaring......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 12th, 2017

Bitcoin Soars Over $1700 - 2017"s Best-Performing Currency

Bitcoin is now up for 16 of the last 18 days, soaring over 50% in the last month and up almost 90% in 2017 - making its the year's best performing currency. There appears to be no specitic catalyst for today's move as the surge in Japanese inte.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2017

SoftBank is buying Fortress for $3.3 billion — and Fortress is soaring - Business Insider

Business InsiderSoftBank is buying Fortress for $3.3 billion — and Fortress is soaringBusiness InsiderSoftBank, the hyper-acquisitive Japanese telecommunicat.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 14th, 2017

SoftBank is buying Fortress for $3.3 billion — and Fortress is soaring (FIG)

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonSoftBank, the hyper-acquisitive Japanese telecommunications giant, is buying the asset man.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2017

SoftBank and Sprint Soaring on Trump-backed Investment Plan

Shares of Japanese telecom giant SoftBank (SFTBY) gained more than 5% in morning trading Wednesday after CEO Masayoshi Son promised to invest $50 billion in the United States and create 50,000 new jobs. Shares of Sprint (S), which is 82%-owned by SoftBank.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksDec 7th, 2016

Japanese Yen Set For Biggest Plunge Versus Dollar In 18 Years

With the US dollar soaring to its highest since 2003, unprecedented moves in the Euro, Yen, and Yuan are now daily headine-makers. Overnight saw USDJPY near 111.00 (before rolling over a little this morning), pushing the pair to its best 2 week gain since.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 18th, 2016

Twitter Stock Soaring on SoftBank Takeover Chatter

Shares of Twitter (TWTR) soared over 8%in late afternoon trading thanks to renewed buyout chatter across the internet. The latest potential suitor for the struggling social media site is none other than Japanese telecom giant SoftBank (SFTBY). .....»»

Category: topSource: zacksOct 21st, 2016

Japanese Yen Looks to US PCE and Continuing Trade Developments

DailyFX com Japanese Yen Fundamental Forecast Neutral Talking Points Anti risk Japanese Yen appreciated last week as sentiment soured amidst white house developments Domestic economic calendar docket lacking.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaq8 hr. 7 min. ago

Flick picks: ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ brings bigger, badder, more boring robots

Massive, shiny and loud, “Pacific Rim: Uprising” takes Guillermo del Toro’s homage to Japanese kaiju movies and super-sizes it — if that’s possible — with more advanced robots and, eventually, bigger, more numerous monsters. But, although bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals17 hr. 37 min. ago

The Tell: Investors need to brace for ¥100, currency strategist says

The Japanese .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch18 hr. 22 min. ago

Dropbox Booms on First Day of Trading

Shares up over 40%. Dropbox is booming on its first day trading on Wall Street, with its shares soaring over 40%. At the market's opening on Friday, the online storage and work collaboration software co.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune20 hr. 52 min. ago

Breakingviews TV: Soaring drones

DJI, the Shenzhen-ba.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 23rd, 2018

USD/JPY Fell to Session Low Following McMaster Resignation News

DailyFX com Talking Points Natl Security Advisor McMaster to resign will be replaced by fmr UN Ambassador Bolton Japanese Yen strengthened above 105 against the US Dollar as the news hit the newswires USD JPY extending drop suffered against a.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqMar 22nd, 2018

Japanese Yen Stays Elevated After CPI, USD/JPY Downtrend in Play

DailyFX com Talking Points Japanese consumer price inflation hit a three year peak in February The Japanese Yen didn t capitalize as it might have USD JPY had already been pummeled over night Avoid the most common mistakes traders make.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqMar 22nd, 2018

Japan may be feeling left out as the US and South Korea prepare to meet with North Korea"s Kim Jong-un

AP The Japanese government reportedly wants to host a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is interested in discussing two as-yet .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 22nd, 2018

The Bizarre, Innovative World of Japanese Kit Kats

Gimme a break of that sweet potato-flavored Kit Kat bar. In the U.S., a Kit Kat is usually just a Kit Kat. But in Japan, where the product co.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 22nd, 2018