TOKYO The head of Japan's bank lobby on Thursday urged the Bank of Japan to review its 2 percent inflation target and ultra-loose monetary policy, saying that sticking with its elusive inflation goal would do more harm than good.
TOKYO Japan Tobacco expects the country's heated tobacco market to post moderate growth this year but sees a nearly 80 percent rise in its own sales as it attempts to catch up with the sector leader Philip Morris International.
TOKYO, Feb 5 Daiwa Securities Group Inc
plans to leverage its close relations with mid-market European
private equity funds looking to sell assets, as it works to
advise more Japanese companies bent on sealing M&A deals on the
TOKYO Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MUFG), Japan's largest lender by assets, on Monday reported a 6.4 percent decline in net profit for the three months through December, after market volatility curbed gains in its stock holdings.
HONG KONG/TOKYO Japanese insurance companies have spent more than $50 billion on acquisitions over the past five years to become the world's second-largest buyer of insurance assets, and the deals spree won't be slowing down any time soon.
TOKYO Nomura Holdings has put its wholesale business under review after the segment drove Japan's biggest brokerage and investment bank to its heaviest quarterly loss in nearly 10 years.
TOKYO Nippon Life Insurance Co is actively seeking mergers and acquisitions overseas, with a focus on the United States and Asia's emerging economies, the president of Japan's largest life insurer said on Monday.
TOKYO Japan Tobacco Inc on Thursday unveiled two "heat-not-burn" products, as it races against market leader Philip Morris International Inc for a larger share of the vaping space with conventional cigarettes steadily falling out of favor.
TOKYO Nomura Holdings Inc aims to increase its share of business arranging foreign exchange hedging, acquisition finance and other deal-related services for corporate clients in the United States, the CEO of Japan's biggest investment bank said.