PRE-MARKET JAPANESE AND SOUTH KOREAN STOCK NEWS: Nissan (7201 JT) domestic auto sales fell 20% for October 1st-20th period


Canon (9831 JT)
- Co. 9-month net JPY 5.7bln vs, Prev. JPY 3.9bln Y/Y. (Newswires)

JSR Corp (4185 JT)
- Co. raises H1 net profit guidance to JPY 17.5bln. (Newswires)

Kobe Steel (5406 JT)
- Co. is said to consider withdrawing its FY outlook. (Newswires)

Nissan (7201 JT)
- Co. domestic auto sales fell 20% for October 1st-20th period amid unqualified inspection scandal which halted domestic shipments. (Nikkei)

Shionogi & Co. (4507 JT)
- Co. raises H1 oper. profit by 21% to JPY 55.5bln. (Newswires)

Toshiba (6502 JT)
- Co. reduces the amount of its executive officers to 15 from 23 as of November 1st. (Newswires)

Yamada Denki (9831 JT)
- Co. H1 pretax profit is seen to decline 10%. (Newswires)

Yaskawa Electric (6506 JT)
- Co. 6-month oper. profit rose 101% Y/Y. (Newswires)

Other News
- Japan electronic parts makers’ Q2 orders rose 17% Y/Y. (Newswires)



KEPCO (015760 KS)
- Co. CEO stated that electricity prices are not likely to increase during the next 5 years. (Yonhap)

LG Household & Health (051900 KS)
- Co. opened 3 new cosmetics outlets in Hangzhou, China. (Yonhap)

Samsung Electronics (005930 KS)
- Co. is said to consider plan to spend KRW 20tln on dividends and share repurchases this year. (Newswires)

24 Oct 2017 - 00:14- Research Sheet- Source: Newswires

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