Fast Retailing Co Ltd (9983.T)
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
TOKYO, July 15 Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a five-week high on Friday and was on track for a fifth day of gains, lifted by a continuing record run on Wall Street and a sagging yen.
TOKYO, July 15 Shares of Fast Retailing Co soared more than 17 percent in Tokyo trading on Friday, after quarterly earnings of the operator of the Uniqlo casual clothing chain beat market expectations.
* Trims full-year pre-tax profit outlook on strong yen (Adds earnings breakdown, context)
TOKYO, July 14 Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing reported an 18.6 percent rise in third-quarter operating profit on Thursday, helped by strong growth in online sales in Japan and an improvement in its U.S. operations.
TOKYO The chief executive of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd said Japan's biggest department store chain by sales would never cut prices, even as consumers return to the deflationary mindset of delaying purchases in the expectation of price falls.
TOKYO, June 16 The chief executive of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd said Japan's biggest department store chain by sales would never cut prices, even as consumers return to the deflationary mindset of delaying purchases in the expectation of price falls.
* Fast Retailing is streamlining its logistics system in Japan to provide overnight delivery nationwide as early as the fall - Nikkei Source text http://s.nikkei.com/1OlFkiB Further company coverage:
TOKYO, June 3 Japanese stocks rose on Friday in thin trade, supported by gains on Wall Street and a sharp jump in index-heavy Fast Retailing after the clothing retailer posted strong monthly sales.