News: Nikon Corp (7731.T)
12 Dec 2013
Wed, Nov 27 2013
TOKYO, Nov 27 - Japan's Nikkei stock average fell on Wednesday on profit-taking, peeling further away from a six-month high, although gains in Nikon Corp and Canon Inc helped limit losses. The Nikkei ended 0.4 percent lower at 15,449.63, down for a second straight day and retreating further from a six-month peak touched on Monday. Still, the benchmark is up nearly 49 percent this year. Nikon, Ricoh Co Ltd and Canon rose between 0.8 and 2.6 percent after Hewlett-Packard Co beat
* Sources say Panasonic to sell 3 Japan chip plants, stock up * Rakuten jumps after being promoted to main board Topix By Dominic Lau TOKYO, Nov 27 - Japan's Nikkei share average edged lower on Wednesday on profit-taking, peeling further away from a six-month high, though traders said investors were looking for opportunities to pick up bargains. Nikon Corp, Ricoh Co Ltd and Canon Inc were in demand, up between 0.8 and 3.1 percent after U.S. Hewlett-Packard Co beat re
TOKYO - Japan's iconic camera maker Nikon Corp will rely on emerging market consumer sales to fuel growth even though it forecast in August its first-ever drop in digital SLR sales, the company's president told Reuters.
* Markets jittery ahead of U.S. payrolls * Nikkei should be supported above 14,000 - analysts * Nikon tumbles after cutting digital camera sales forecast * Online shares included in new index down on profit-taking By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Nov 8 - Japanese stocks tumbled to one-month lows on Friday morning after a sharp drop on Wall Street dented risk appetite, keeping investors on the defensive ahead of a crucial U.S. jobs report later in the day. The benchmark
TOKYO, Nov 7 - Nikon Corp cut its full-year unit sales forecast for high-end cameras for the second quarter in a row on Thursday, as a dramatic fall in demand among photography hobbyists that began last year accelerated faster than expected.
TOKYO, Oct 11 - Japan's Nikkei stock average climbed 1.5 percent on Friday, posting its biggest one-day gain in three weeks, as signs of progress towards ending the U.S. fiscal standoff bolstered investor sentiment and lifted exporters like Nikon Corp. The benchmark Nikkei gained 210.03 points to 14,404.74, its highest close since Oct. 1. For the week, it added 2.7 percent. The broader Topix advanced 1.6 percent to 1,197.17. Trading volume was moderate with 2.48 billion shares
(Corrects headline to June not May) TOKYO, Aug 9 - Japan's benchmark Nikkei edged up on Friday after suffering steep losses in the previous two sessions, helped by the yen's retreat from a seven-week high against the dollar and gains on Wall Street. The Nikkei share average rose 0.1 percent to 13,615.19 but shed 5.9 percent on the week for its worst weekly performance in nine weeks. The broader Topix added 0.1 percent to 1,140.91 in thin trade. Market players said investors
TOKYO, Aug 9 - Shares in Nikon Corp sank nearly 10 percent to a nine-month low of 1,815 yen in early trade on Friday after the camera maker cut its full-year earnings and dividend forecasts due to disappointing demand for mirrorless cameras.
TOKYO - Nikon Corp cut its full-year profit due to disappointing demand for mirrorless cameras that were once seen as a revolutionary invention that could save the industry from the threat of increasingly advanced smartphone cameras.