Financial Performance

HSBC annual profit rises as Asian growth drives earnings

Feb 20, 2018

HSBC annual profit grows on strong earnings from Asia, in payoff from restructuring

China's January auto sales growth rebounds to 10.7 percent

Feb 9, 2018

China's auto sales growth rebounded in January to 10.7 percent over a year earlier, boosted by strong demand for SUVs

Nissan sales suffer over scandal, but US tax reforms help

Feb 8, 2018

A perk from U.S. tax reforms is helping lift Nissan's fiscal third quarter profit, although costs had to be earmarked and sales were dented by news of improper vehicle inspections at its plants in Japan

SoftBank's profits soar on sales growth, Sprint improvement

Feb 7, 2018

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp. nets 11-fold surge in profit for the fiscal third quarter on improved sales and better results from U.S. carrier Sprint

Toyota lifts profit forecast to record 2.4 trillion yen

Feb 6, 2018

Toyota is seeing a nearly doubling of profit for the fiscal third quarter, and is lifting its annual profit projection to 2.4 trillion yen ($22 billion), a record high for the Japanese automaker

Nissan plans 20 electric models for China through 2022

Feb 5, 2018

Nissan to launch sales of all-electric Leaf in China in 2018, develop 20 electric models with Chinese partner over the next 5 years

Honda's profit more than triples on sales growth, tax cut

Feb 2, 2018

Honda Motor Co.'s profit for the fiscal third quarter has more than tripled what the Japanese automaker earned last year as its sales grow and profit get a perk from a U.S. tax cut

Asian shares lower as investors mull earnings, yields weigh

Feb 2, 2018

Asian shares were mostly lower Friday as investors evaluated the latest earnings reports and worries about rising U.S. bond yields weighed on sentiment

Sizzling Switch sales boost Nintendo 9 month profit 31 pct

Jan 31, 2018

Japanese video-game maker Nintendo says its net profit jumped 31 percent in April-September, helped by the popularity of its Switch hybrid game machine

Earnings surge for Samsung Electronics on huge chip profit

Jan 31, 2018

Samsung Electronics has reported another surge in quarterly earnings thanks to its record-breaking chip business