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May 30, 2018
byAkane Hashimoto

 

Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities

Japan’s elderly care bill soaks up worker pay rises

"There is no choice, either to pay, to establish its own business, or to work until 75."

 

GPIF contracts show its long-term promise

"Hopefully, the discussions on strategy allocation and manager selection would not be mixed."

 

Big Trouble in Little Japan

"Japan economy is adjusting towards declining population and lack of labor."

 

Japan’s Chikyoren hires Mitsubishi AM for domestic infrastructure mandate

"Chikyoren is the Japan’s second largest pension fund."

 

Tokyo lures in overseas hedge funds and fintech

"Tokyo Metropolitan office is targeting to open a 'global financial center' ."

 

Demand from Japanese regional investors lifts Lloyds Samurai

"Explains how much demand for yield exists."

 

Japan GDP A Clear Signal For BOJ, While Savings Rate Surges

"Most Japanese wealth are held by retired people. They would not spend in a low interest rate environment. "

 

 

Recent News

Economy

Japan Posts Second Highest Current Account Surplus in 2017

 

Japan's 2017 external assets fall, still biggest creditor nation

 

Policy (BOJ)

Bank of Japan's net income rises for second year due to earnings from ETFs

 

BOJ member warns against excessive monetary easing

 

Governance/stewardship/fiduciary

Corporate Japan needs to ditch unnecessary ‘poison pills’

 

Japan share buybacks pick up pace ahead of AGM season

 

Japan Post

Japan Post Bank targets more alternative investments to boost revenues

 

Business

Japan's Osaka Gas may sign new long-term LNG supplies to boost trading

 

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