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Takaya Yamaguchi

RPT-UPDATE 1-Japan govt banks to aid firms to prepare for overseas downturn - document

28 Nov 2019

TOKYO, Nov 28 Japan will provide financing to the nation's companies for overseas investment to help them diversify production to fend off a possible downturn overseas, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Japan government banks to aid firms to prepare for overseas downturn - document

28 Nov 2019

TOKYO Japan will provide financing to the nation's companies for overseas investment to help them diversify production to fend off a possible downturn overseas, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Japan government banks to aid firms to prepare for overseas downturn: document

28 Nov 2019

TOKYO Japan will provide financing to the nation's companies for overseas investment to help them diversify production to fend off a possible downturn overseas, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Japan govt banks to aid firms to prepare for overseas downturn - document

28 Nov 2019

TOKYO, Nov 28 Japan will provide financing to the nation's companies for overseas investment to help them diversify production to fend off a possible downturn overseas, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Japan's GPIF reports $16.7 billion second-quarter profit, gives fewer details while deciding new portfolio

01 Nov 2019

TOKYO Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund, the world's largest pension fund, reported on Friday a profit of 1.8 trillion yen ($16.7 billion) for July-September, but disclosed fewer details than usual as it reassesses its investment portfolio.

BOJ should tread carefully when deliberating deeper cuts, Mizuho Bank head says

15 Oct 2019

TOKYO The Bank of Japan (BOJ) needs to be careful when deciding whether to deepen negative rates, the head of Mizuho Bank said, adding the contentious issue of charging account maintenance fees should be seen as separate from monetary policy.

Bain and Carlyle among shortlisted bidders for Japan's Hitachi Chemical: sources

11 Oct 2019

TOKYO Japan's Hitachi Ltd has narrowed suitors for its $6.8 billion chemical unit to a handful of companies including Bain Capital and Carlyle Group LP , people with knowledge of the deal said.

Japan Post Insurance says 1,400 improper-sales cases broke law

30 Sep 2019

TOKYO Japan Post Insurance Co Ltd said on Monday it discovered 6,327 cases of improper sales in a previously flagged misconduct matter that is still under investigation and that 1,400 cases among them are suspected of violating the law.

UPDATE 1-Mitsubishi UFJ brokerage arm to cut around half of Asia ex-Japan staff -sources

24 Sep 2019

TOKYO, Sept 24 The brokerage arm of top Japanese lender Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will cut about half of its staff in Asia outside of Japan in a restructuring to be finalised as early as Wednesday, two people familiar with the matter said.

Japan Post Bank admits improper sales to elderly clients, discovers 19,500 cases

13 Sep 2019

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.

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