TOKYO Japan Post Bank Co Ltd said on Friday it had improperly sold investment trust products to elderly customers in about 19,500 cases, the latest instance of misconduct at the state-backed postal and financial group before a planned share sale.
TOKYO MUFG Bank Ltd plans to roll out an online platform to help clients find business partners in countries outside of Asia where it does not have a strong network, an official with Japan's largest lender said.
TOKYO, Sept 3 Japanese pension funds are showing
a growing appetite for investing in real estate and corporate
debt as they seek higher returns in alternative assets amid
ultra-low yields, the head of Mizuho Financial Group's
trust banking arm said.
SEOUL/TOKYO Relations between U.S. allies South Korea and Japan deteriorated on Tuesday with South Korea questioning Japan's commitment to U.N. sanctions against North Korea, while a South Korean legal case looked set to aggravate old wartime animosity.
TOKYO/SEOUL Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea.
TOKYO/SEOUL Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt the global supply of memory chips and smartphones.
TOKYO/SEOUL, July 9 Japan pushed back on Tuesday
against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech
exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomatic
dispute that threatens to disrupt the global supply of memory
chips and smartphones.
TOKYO Japan's government is set to raise the sales tax as planned in October, while it stands ready to take flexible macroeconomic policy steps in case risks to the economy materialize, a mid-year policy roadmap released by the government said on Tuesday.
TOKYO Japan should deploy expansive fiscal stimulus "without hesitation" next year if overseas economies pose downside risks to growth, a draft of the government's annual economic policy roadmap seen by Reuters showed on Tuesday.
TOKYO The head of a Japanese business lobby said a planned sales tax hike should proceed in October to sustain the social security system for a rapidly ageing population, despite calls from elsewhere to postpone it given growing economic challenges.