Panasonic Corp (6752.T)
27 Mar 2015
* Nikkei has been flat this week * Panasonic soars to the highest since Nov 2008 * Toshiba tumbles after SanDisk cut outlook By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, March 27 - Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Friday morning in choppy trade as investors bought stocks on the dips after the previous day's falls, while Panasonic Corp attracted buying after it announced an acquisition plan. The Nikkei benchmark rose 0.4 percent to 19,548.48 in mid-morning trade, after diving 1.
TOKYO - Japanese electronics supplier Panasonic Corp said it was ready to spend 1 trillion yen ($8.4 billion) on acquisitions over the next four years, emboldened by a stronger profit outlook for its automotive and housing technology businesses.
TOKYO, March 26 - Japanese electronics supplier Panasonic Corp said on Thursday it aims to boost its operating profit nearly a quarter in the fiscal year starting next month, expanding sales in the automotive technology and housing equipment sectors.
BRUSSELS, March 18 - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
* Higher real wages needed for 'Abenomics' to succeed (Adds union data on salary hikes, worker comment)
TOKYO - Panasonic Corp said on Wednesday it has agreed to increase the base salary for its employees by 3,000 yen a month, higher than last year's 2,000 yen hike, following annual wage negotiations with the electronics maker's labor union.
TOKYO, March 18 - Panasonic Corp said on Wednesday it has agreed to increase the base salary for its employees by 3,000 yen a month, higher than last year's 2,000 yen hike, following annual wage negotiations with the electronics maker's labour union.
- Bar code printer maker Domino Printing Sciences Plc is planning to sell itself to a Japanese company in a deal worth close to 1 billion British pounds ($1.51 billion), Sky News reported.
Feb 27 - Panasonic Corp CONSOLIDATED EARNINGS ESTIMATES (in billions of yen unless specified) Full year to Full year to Mar 31, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 LATEST PREVIOUS FORECAST FORECAST Annual Div 18.00 yen -Q4 Div 10.00 yen NOTE - Panasonic Corpis one of world
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG/SYDNEY, February 23 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings says Sony Corporation's (Sony; BB-/Stable) new mid-term strategy to prioritise significant profitability improvements is credit positive because low margins are the key reason that the company is rated significantly lower than during its heyday. However, rating upgrades will depend on management's ability to successfully execute this strategy and deliver sustained profitability an