Airline industry will require state support if Wuhan coronavirus lasts for long time: Lufthansa

In a statement, German airline Group Lufthansa said, if the Wuhan coronavirus which has gone pandemic lasts for a long time, it would be very difficult for the airline industry to survive without state help. Lufthansa, which has slashed flight capacity, suspended its dividend and has introduced short-time working, said it was impossible to forecast…

Sony announces 1st ever share buyback worth $910 million

The move is clearly aimed at boosting shareholder returns. On Friday, Sony Corp announced its first-ever major share buyback worth $910 million (100 billion yen). With the news reaching the market, its stock recovered from a hammering from investors who were spooked over its lackluster earnings. Sony’s announcement marked Japan’s second major buyback this week:…