Recent Japan News
TOKYO - General Electric Co has set a Sept 4 deadline for the first round of bids for its Japanese leasing unit, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday.
TOKYO - Japan's Canon Inc cut its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in quarterly profit as consumers, increasingly in the habit of taking photos with their smartphones, bought fewer compact digital cameras.
* Compact camera sales continue decline (Adds company comments, context, shares)
KUMAMOTO, Japan - Japanese policymakers must be mindful of the potential negative impact that China's economic slowdown could have on Japanese exports, central bank Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso said on Monday.
TOKYO, July 27 - Japan's Canon Inc on Monday lowered its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in second-quarter net profit, as fewer consumers bought new compact digital cameras.