Sumitomo Corp (8053.T)
16 Mar 2018
Thu, Feb 8 2018
TOKYO, Feb 8 Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corp booked a 127 percent jump in April-December profit amid stronger metals prices and lifted its annual income outlook by 7 percent to a record thanks to expected gains from a U.S. corporate tax cut.
TOKYO, Feb 8 Sumitomo Corp said on Thursday it expects its Ambatovy nickel-cobalt project in Madagascar to run at about a 50 percent utilisation rate in the January-March quarter, rising to 80 percent from April.
* Japan's Sumitomo Corp on Thursday said it and partners Sherritt International Corp and Korea Resources Corp halted output at the Ambatovy nickel mine in Madagascar on Jan. 4, the day before Cyclone Ava hit the area
* ENTERS AGREEMENT WITH PING AN REAL ESTATE CO TO STRATEGICALLY COOPERATE IN INDUSTRY OF LONG-TERM RENTAL APARTMENTS
* Says it plans to set up a joint venture in Shanghai, China, in January 2018, with Sumitomo Corp
* SUMITOMO CORPORATION OF AMERICAS SAYS MADE A STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN RIVIAN, FINANCIAL TERMS OF WHICH WERE NOT DISCLOSED Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
TOKYO Japanese trading houses Mitsubishi Corp and Sumitomo Corp on Monday lifted their net profit estimates for the current financial year by as much as 22 percent, spurred by higher prices of commodities such as coking coal.
* Says it and Sumitomo Corporation entered into a basic agreement concerning the reorganization of their joint leasing partnership
* SUMITOMO CORPORATION MAKES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN PIEDMONT ANIMAL HEALTH
TOKYO Taiwanese electric scooter maker Gogoro plans to enter Japan and offer its battery sharing infrastructure to automakers in the country, a top Gogoro official said, apart from competing in the two-wheeler market dominated by giants including Honda Motor Co.