Ford CEO open to investors in autonomous vehicles but cautious on VW

Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Jim Hackett told Reuters the automaker is open to investment by automakers and others in […]

Japan’s SoftBank steps closer to transformation with mammoth mobile IPO

SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of […]

Softbank’s Saudi-backed Vision Fund to raise $4 billion in debt

SoftBank’s (9984.T) Vision Fund is raising $4 billion in debt to help finance acquisitions and has hired Goldman Sachs (GS.N) […]

Alibaba’s on-demand online services unit valued at $30 billion: sources

Alibaba Group’s newly formed on-demand online services unit has rocketed in value to as much as $30 billion after raising […]

SoftBank’s Son defends Saudi ties as kingdom-backed fund boosts profit

SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) CEO Masayoshi Son on Monday condemned the killing of a journalist by Saudi security personnel, and […]

SoftBank’s mobile unit set to win listing approval on November 12: DealWatch

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) is expected to win listing approval for its mobile unit from the Tokyo Stock Exchange […]

Check Point Software third-quarter profit up, acquires cloud security firm

Network security provider Check Point Software Technologies reported third quarter net profit that beat expectations and said it has acquired […]

SoftBank lines up $9 billion in loans for Vision Fund from banks: Bloomberg

Banks, including underwriters of SoftBank Group’s (9984.T) initial public offering of its mobile unit, are finalizing terms for a $9 […]

Asian markets jump following Wall Street’s big gains

Asian stock markets were sharply higher in early trading Wednesday, following even-bigger increases Tuesday on Wall Street. Gains of at […]

Asian markets resume their fall, with tech stocks leading the way

Asian stock markets fell Monday following Friday’s regional bounce that eased last week’s pain, as investors failed to pick up […]