Fast Retailing Co Ltd (9983.T)
27 Oct 2016
* Says its Japanese casual fashion brand GU plans to open two stores in Hong Kong in spring 2017
TOKYO, Oct 14 Japan's Nikkei share average rose in choppy trade on Friday as index heavyweight Fast Retailing Co's strong gains offset negative sentiment from Wall Street's weakness overnight.
TOKYO, Oct 14 Japan's Nikkei share average edged up in choppy trade on Friday morning as index-heavyweight Fast Retailing Co's strong gains offset negative sentiment from Wall Street's weakness overnight.
* 2016 op profit falls 23 pct, slightly better than firm's f'cast (Adds CEO's comments, results details)
TOKYO Fast Retailing Co Ltd , the Japanese owner of the Uniqlo casual wear brand, expects to post a record operating profit in the year to August 2017, as growth in its Asian business offsets sluggish retail demand at home.
TOKYO, Oct 13 Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing Co Ltd forecast on Thursday a record operating profit for the 2017 financial year due to an expected rise in domestic in-store and online sales, and further growth at its stores in China and Southeast Asia.
BRIEF-Fast Retailing intends to have 1,000 shops for its low-cost GU Brand overseas in 10 years - Nikkei
* Fast Retailing intends to have 1,000 shops for its low-cost GU Brand overseas in 10 years, up from about 10 stores now - Nikkei Source text (http://s.nikkei.com/2d6k68V) Further company coverage:
TOKYO, Sept 20 Japan's Nikkei share average dipped on Tuesday as investors counted down to Wednesday's Bank of Japan policy decision amid speculation the central bank will make crucial changes to its massive easing programme.
TOKYO The Bank of Japan's near doubling of its purchases of Tokyo shares is causing investors to worry the central bank will dominate financial markets, which could lead to price distortions as it continues to grease the economy.
* BOJ annual ETF buying jumps to 6 trln yen from 3.3 trln yen