Advantest Corp (ATE.N)
30 Jan 2015
TOKYO, Jan 30 - Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday as strong company earnings led by Nomura Holdings and Advantest Corp buoyed sentiment, but a sell-off in index-heavyweight SoftBank Corp limited the gains. The Nikkei ended 0.4 percent higher at 17,674.39. For the week, the Nikkei gained 0.9 percent, while it rose 1.3 percent for the month. The broader Topix added 0.1 percent to 1,415.07 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 0.1 percent to 12,830.17. SoftBank Corp
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks enjoyed a late afternoon rally and closed higher on Thursday as an upturn in oil prices and a rally in Apple and Boeing shares helped offset some disappointing earnings and lingering questions over U.S. monetary policy.
* For the week, Nikkei is up 1.2 pct * SoftBank bucks weakness after Alibaba's revenue disappoints By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Jan 30 - Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday as strong company earnings in the United States and at home from the likes of Nomura Holdings and Advantest Corp buoyed investors' risk appetite. The Nikkei gained 1.0 percent to 17,789.84 by mid-morning after falling 1.1 percent on the previous day. For the week, the Nikkei has gained 1.2 percen
(Adds Q4 Dividend figure of company forecast) Jan 29 - Advantest Corp CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS (in billions of yen unless specified) 9 months ended 9 months ended Year to Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Mar 31, 2015 LATEST YEAR-AGO COMPANY RESULTS RESULT FORECAST Sales 119.90 79