A group of sacked Olympus executives have been ordered to pay more than half a billion dollars in damages for a massive accounting fraud that badly damaged Japan’s corporate governance image.
Asian investors on Friday wound down after a strong week, with profit-taking weighing on most markets and attention turning to the release of US growth data later in the day.
Japanese consumer prices rose in March, data showed Friday, but a drop in factory output and still-weak household spending underscored the challenges facing policymakers as they battle on-and-off deflation.
British inventor Richard Browning lifted off from the shore of Vancouver Harbor on Thursday in a personal flight suit that inspired references to comic superhero ‘Iron Man.’
Posting a smartphone video online has never been so easy — even if the video shows a murder. After two recent cases that shocked the world, this has become a tricky but urgent problem for Facebook to tackle.
Google parent Alphabet on Thursday reported strong gains in quarterly results, beating most market forecast despite rising costs for its “moonshot” efforts.
US online giant Amazon on Thursday delivered stronger-than-expected financial results for the first quarter, pushing shares higher.
Microsoft on Thursday reported a strong jump in profits in the just-ended quarter but revenue fell short of expectations in the tech giant’s first earnings report incorporating social network LinkedIn.
In a week full of trade discord, US President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to take action to boost the American aluminum industry which has been “unfairly damaged” by imports.
Sales for the signature basketball shoe of NBA Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry have been below expectations, Under Armour chief executive officer Kevin Plank said Thursday.
Global energy markets are moving in the right direction after oil prices fell to historic lows due to oversupply, Qatar’s energy minister said Thursday, praising OPEC members for their adherence to a “successful” November deal to cut production.