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Dec 29, 2014
byInvestment in Japan


Recent News


CVC Capital to focus on consumer, retail companies in Japan

UPDATE 2-ABB, Hitachi set up power grid joint venture in Japan

Nissan to Make More Cars in Japan, Boost Exports Next Year

Thailand looking to Japan for railways revamp

Japan Refiners Surge as Idemitsu and Showa Shell Hold Talks

Turning point for coal? Japanese trading firms snap up coal assets

Japan Companies to Help Set Up Myanmar’s First Stock Exchange

Citi agrees to sell Japan retail banking to SMBC

Citigroup Sells Japan Retail Operations To Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Japan Post to Sell Shares to Public in September: Nikkei

Japan Post: IPO to include separate listings of bank, insurance units

Japan Post IPO to include listing two units

Japan Post Holdings, banking and insurance subsidiaries to be listed in 2015

Kansai Electric, Tokyo Gas gauge tie-up


2.Policies (BOJ easing/ GPIF asset allocation)

The Corporate Governance System Study Group will Start a New Round of Discussions (METI)

Publication of the Financial Monitoring Policy for 2014-2015 (FSA)

ANRE Compiled a Report Titled “Revision of the Current Operation System of the Feed-in Tariff Scheme toward the Maximum Introduction of Renewable Energy” (METI)

BOJ Battles Deflation

In Japan-China Ties, the Past Is Personal

Abe Claims Mandate to Stoke Economy After Sweeping Election Win

Shinzo Abe sets sights on Japan's pacifist constitution after election win

Japan to cut new bond issuance for third straight month: media

Japan Free Trade Agreement to come into force in January

Business as usual or an energy revolution?

Japan’s GPIF Moves Toward Replacing President With Board

Japan pension fund should be run by board, experts say

Collective leadership eyed for Japan's pension fund investment

Mitani sidelined by Abe as GPIF pension fund enters new era

Japan's Abe Unleashes Stimulus Plan to Spur Growth

Japan govt approves $29 billion stimulus spending, impact in doubt


3.Sales tax hike and election

Japan: Another Four Years for Shinzo Abe

Myths about Abe's Victory

Economic recovery remains Abe's main goal

Abe reelected PM, forms 3rd Cabinet

Shinzo Abe begins new term as prime minister, launches Cabinet

Japanese PM unveils new government, defense pick may rile China



Japan's manufacturers mood 'worse'

Yes, Japan Lost a Decade. So Did U.S.

Japan trade deficit grows despite drop in imports

Japan export growth slows, maintains policy pressure on Abe

Japan’s Export Volume Falls Despite Weak Yen - November Exports Down 1.7% By Volume -

Japan Fiscal Fundamentalists Face Weakened Sway With Abe Win

Japan government raises view on capex, output; economy in recovery albeit weakness

Bank of Japan upbeat despite challenges

Monthly Report of Recent Economic and Financial Developments

How Japan’s economy put itself out to pasture

BOJ's Kuroda says Japan benefits greatly from oil price fall

Japan inflation slows and output slips, keep BOJ under pressure

Govt clears ?3.5 trillion stimulus plan



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