Business & Finance

UK businesses plead for deal to prevent no-deal Brexit

UK Businesses Plead For Deal To Prevent No-Deal Brexit

19 December 2018 – Britain’s five leading business groups are pleading with the government to act to prevent the country’s departure from the European Union without a deal. In...

Sharp cut 3,000 foreign worker jobs at Kameyama plant

Sharp cut 3,000 foreign worker jobs at Kameyama plant

04 December 2018 – Nearly 3,000 foreign workers dispatched to a Sharp Corp. plant in central Japan apparently had their contracts terminated, a labor union said last night. The...

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer cutting 12,000 jobs

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer cutting 12,000 jobs

30 November 2018 – German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG says it’s cutting 12,000 jobs worldwide as it seeks to reduce costs. The Leverkusen-based company said last night that details of...

US stock indexes edge higher after a big gain

Rising interest rates send US stocks tumbling

28 November 2018 – Stocks wobbled last night as large high-dividend stocks rose and smaller companies sank. Major indexes were coming off big gains the day before. Big health care...

Nissan to appoint Saikawa as Chairman following Ghosn’s sacking

Nissan to appoint Saikawa as Chairman following Ghosn's sacking

27 November 2018 – Nissan Motor Co. plans to appoint CEO Hiroto Saikawa to double as its chairman at a board meeting next month following the dismissal of Carlos...

Tokyo stocks high as Osaka wins Expo 2025 bid

Tokyo stocks high as Osaka wins Expo 2025 bid

26 November 2018 – Tokyo stocks advanced today as investors welcomed the news that Osaka was picked to host the World Exposition in 2025, lifting construction, hotel and other...

Tokyo stocks fall as tech stocks and Nissan slide

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

20 November 2018 – Tokyo stocks dropped today as technology companies receded on weakness in their U.S. counterparts and Nissan Motor fell after its Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested...

Japanese government to lift age restrictions on US beef

Japan Government To Lift Age Restrictions On US Beef

15 November 2018 – A research panel of Japan’s food safety commission said today that safety would be assured even after the removal of import restrictions on U.S. beef...

D-Day for May as draft Brexit deal prepared

D-Day For May As Draft Brexit Deal Prepared

14 November 2018 – British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to persuade her divided Cabinet today that they have a choice between backing a draft Brexit deal with the...

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

19 October 2018 – The Nikkei index briefly fell to its lowest level in around a month and a half today amid concern over the worsening of relations between Washington...