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Oct 28, 2014
byInvestment in Japan


Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities

Japan's GPIF commissions ESG and stewardship study

"Stewardship is asking investors to be responsible for decisions and fiduciary. Hope this study does not get too technical."


Japan's Taiyo Life plans to slightly increase foreign bond holdings

"Not only Taiyo, but most insurance companies announced their investment plan. This practice seems to have started to show they manage assets based on Investment Policies... (??? ) There is a talk about GPIF whether they should announce policies before implementation or there after. I am hoping private sector is also debating the same thing."


Japan's Trade Deficit Edges Up


Japan exports rebound, but economy still not out of woods

"Different nuances, telling the same story."

This Mitsubishi Regional Jet Is Japan's First New Airliner In 50 Years

Money spinner or money burner?


American Airlines, Jetstar Japan reach codeshare agreement

"This is obviously a challenge, but good to see new business developments. Number of domestic routes peaked in 1997 at #275, and now #195 (2012) [source: MLIT]. Is this larger than you might have expected or smaller?"


Akane Hashimoto, Managing Director, Investment and Research

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Deliberations of Advisory Panel for Japan's Corporate Governance Code Proceed into the Details

Yelp CEO Sought to Buy Japan Review Website Tabelog

Senior Japan official calls for Abe to delay sales-tax hike

Chuck Chiang:Japan's search for cheap, stable source of energy

Japan, U.S. ministers to meet in Sydney in bid to seek progress on TPP


Japan expects 70% of its LNG to come from North America, Australia by 2020


Japan, U.S. key to end TPP deadlock

Japan Market Access Still Hurdle at Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks


Japan needs a stronger economy, not market rally

Give Abe a break on 'womenomics'

Global Watch:October 2014 'Japanese Economy' (murc)

Reduction of Poverty in Asia through Infrastructure Development(Hitachi Research)


Bitcoin Regulation In Japan

Japan coal power plant export push hits U.S. resistance

IMF urges Japan to go ahead with planned tax hike next year

Japan's Life Insurers May Go Cool on Foreign Debt


Japan casino bill delayed again; resort opening could miss Olympics: sources

Japan: GPIF; Earnings Could Be A Catalyst, Says Credit Suisse

Japan's new METI minister says will restart reactors deemed safe

Japan downgrades economy for second month as output sags

Investors in Japanese Property Look Beyond Tokyo

U.S. urges Japan to be 'bold' in Pacific trade pact talks

Mitsubishi Corporation Announces Preliminary Results of Voluntary Offer for Cermaq ASA


Weakness in Europe, Rebound in Japan

Japan's Java wars: Convenience stores angle for coffee market crown

Chinese Smartphones Lift Japan's Electronics Business

JPX published the JPX Report 2014

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