Sony's (SNE) shares jump 8.5% in Tokyo following a report that the INCJ Japanese government fund...

|About: Sony Corporation (SNE)|By:, SA News Editor

Sony's (SNE) shares jump 8.5% in Tokyo following a report that the INCJ Japanese government fund will invest in a Nissan and NEC joint venture if it acquires Sony's lithium-ion battery operations, which the company is looking to sell as part of its restructure. INCJ is looking for other Japanese buyers also in order to prevent the battery technology from falling into foreign hands.