Financial Performance

Chip maker SK Hynix's 4Q net profit doubles to record high

Jan 25, 2018

SK Hynix says its fourth quarter net profit doubled from year before to record high

Asian stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings

Jan 16, 2018

Asian stock markets have risen following a holiday for US markets as investors look ahead to American corporate earnings reports

China auto sales shrink in December, end year up 1.4 percent

Jan 12, 2018

China's auto sales shrank in December and ended the year up just 1.4 percent over 2016

Samsung's profit jumps 64 percent to record high on chips

Jan 9, 2018

Samsung Electronics says its October-December operating profit jumped 64 percent to a record high

Toyota says it sold 10.35 million vehicles this year

Dec 20, 2017

Toyota Motor Corp. says it sold 10.35 million vehicles around the world this year, up 2 percent from the previous year, and predicted higher sales next year

China's November auto sales growth flat

Dec 11, 2017

China's auto sales growth was flat in November compared with a year earlier as strong SUV demand helped to offset a decline in sedan sales

China October auto sales stall as sedan demand shrinks

Nov 15, 2017

An industry group reports China's auto sales barely grew in October as demand for sedans contracted

LG's mobile business reports bigger loss as chip prices rise

Oct 26, 2017

LG Electronics Inc. says its mobile business lost money for a second straight quarter as component prices rose

Hyundai profit down 20 percent as China woe continues

Oct 26, 2017

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's largest automaker, reported a 20 percent plunge in net profit, continuing its losing streak to nearly a fourth year, as sales remain weak in China due to anger over a missile-defense system

Global shares mixed as Japan's Nikkei snaps winning streak

Oct 25, 2017

Global markets trade mixed on corporate earnings, Japan's Nikkei 225 index breaks winning streak