SYDNEY Japanese shares declined on the first trading session of November, with the Nikkei Stock Average down 0.2% at 8,908.27. Decliners included tech-sector firms TDK Corp. , down 3.4%, and Fujifilm Holdings Corp. , down 3.2% after both firms cut guidance while reporting earnings. Elsewhere in the sector, Sony Corp, lost 3.1% ahead of its earnings report due later in the day. Panasonic Corp. shares were ask-only after the firm reported a near-$ 9 billion net quarterly loss late Wednesday. The dollar bought 79.86 yen, from �79.74 in late North American trading on Wednesday.
SYDNEY Japanese shares declined in early trading on Friday, after a weak performance in the U.S. overnight following weaker-than-expected results from Google Inc. and ahead of the conclusion of a European leaders summit. The Nikkei Stock Average lost 0.4% to trade at 8951.52, after gaining 5.3% over the past four trading days. Technology companies were weak on Friday, with TDK Corp. down 1.7% and Alps Electric Co. down 1.5%. Energy firms were also slipping, with Inpex Corp. down 1.4%.
A protester (top) attempts to climb over a security barrier during an anti-Japanese protest outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing on September 15, 2012. Chinese ships briefly enter waters around the group of islands Tensions between Japan and China are high over the disputed islandsJapan controls the islands, but China claims they are part of its territoryBeijing — Thousands of Chinese protesters hurled bottles and eggs outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing over the weekend amid growing tensions between the two nations over a group of disputed islands.Waving Chinese national flags and holding portraits of the late Chairman Mao Zedong, [...]
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