Financial Performance

Global stocks mostly higher amid strong earnings, growth

Aug 6, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly higher as investors focused on strong economic data out of the United States and the mostly upbeat corporate earnings reports.

SoftBank's earnings surge 50-fold on investment fund gains

Aug 6, 2018

Japanese technology company Softbank says its profits grew to 313.7 billion yen in the latest quarter as it saw gains in its main investment fund

Toyota logs record 1Q profit, cuts full year sales outlook

Aug 3, 2018

Toyota Motor Corp. quarterly profit up 7.2 percent to record $5.9 billion, helped by strong sales in the U.S. and other overseas markets

Nintendo reports jump in earnings thanks to Switch

Jul 31, 2018

Nintendo Co. says its quarterly profit jumped 44 percent in the fiscal first quarter thanks to increased sales of Nintendo Switch game titles

PlayStation game sales drive sharp rise in Sony profits

Jul 31, 2018

Sony Corp. says its profits nearly tripled in the latest quarter, boosted by a jump in PlayStation 4 software sales

Honda profits jump on strong car and motorcycle sales

Jul 31, 2018

Honda Motor Co. says its profits jumped 17.8 percent in the latest quarter, driven by strong auto sales in North America and motorcycle sales in Asia

Samsung Electronics misses forecast on lower phone sales

Jul 31, 2018

Samsung Electronics Co. reports a lower-than-expected gain in the second-quarter earnings, indicating an end to its streak of record-breaking financial results as sales of smartphones and display panels slowed while memory chip profit stabilized

Nissan profits plunge on slumping sales, rising costs

Jul 26, 2018

Nissan profits plunge 14 percent in latest quarter as U.S. and European sales fell, raw material costs rose

LG Electronics' net profit falls 43 percent on mobile loss

Jul 26, 2018

LG Electronics 2Q net profit sinks 43 percent as mobile business logs bigger loss

Hyundai Motor's net profit down 14 percent on strong won

Jul 26, 2018

Hyundai Motor Co. net profit falls 14 percent on strong South Korean won