Japan’s banking newcomers enjoy steady growth

TOKYO — Japan’s 10 new entrants to the banking sector, such as Sony Bank, recorded a 10% rise on the year in their total deposit balance to more than 17 trillion yen ($152 billion) as of the end of March 2017. Improved convenience looks to have attracted …
( read original story …)


Related Post

In Japan, a new kind of business school is retrain...
views 49
THE Institute of Social Human Capital in Tokyo is...an unusual sort of business-training school. Those...who attend it (two-thirds are men) have mostly...quit or taken redundancy packages from big...Japanese firms, and are trying to start again....Shedding the ... ( read original story ...)


BRIEF-Value HR to establish wholly owned subsidiar...
views 69
Says it will establish a wholly owned subsidiary...based in Tokyo on May 1 * New subsidiary will be...engaged ... goo.gl/bGWhjg Further company coverage: (Beijing...Headline News) ( read original story ...)


Tax cut advocate Kawamura cruises to fourth term a...
views 71
NAGOYA – Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura easily...won re-election to a fourth term Sunday on popular...support for his tax reduction policies. Kawamura,...68, who leads a local political party called Tax...Cut Japan, ran against two other candidates —...Masateru ... ( read original story ...)


Japanese companies are getting offers from EU coun...
views 55
one of Japan's most senior business ambassadors...said. The lack of clarity over how much European...market access the UK will push for during Brexit...negotiations has forced Japanese companies to...postpone investment decisions, the president of...the Japanese ... ( read original story ...)


Japan: Repaired Fukuoka sinkhole sinks again
views 49
A Japanese road in which a giant sinkhole was...hastily repaired earlier this month has again...shown signs of subsidence, officials say. The...repaired road in Fukuoka sank by about 7cm (2.7in)...on Saturday over a 30-sq-m (322 sq-ft) area and...was temporarily closed. ( read original story ...)


Yokohama Tire Signs On As Official Tire Of U.S. Sp...
views 88
Yokohama Tire Corp. has teamed up with Spartan...Race, the world’s largest obstacle race and...endurance brand, to highlight its GEOLANDAR line...of light truck tires. Yokohama signed a multi-year...sponsorship agreement and is now the “Official...Tire of the U ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei rises to fresh 1-year high on strong Wall S...
views 44
TOKYO, Dec 12 Japan's Nikkei share average rose to...a fresh one-year high on Monday morning helped by...strong Wall Street performance and a weak yen,...while investors picked up defensive stocks that...were lagging behind in the recent rally. By...mid-morning ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei slips as stronger yen takes a toll, Takata ...
views 33
TOKYO, June 22 Japan's Nikkei share average erased...early modest gains on Thursday and edged down, as...a stronger yen took its toll on market sentiment....The Nikkei was down 0.1 percent at 20,118.25 at...the end of morning trade, extending Wednesday's...decline ... ( read original story ...)


"DFT" from Tokyo Releases First Album an...
views 48
"DFT," a music production team from Tokyo, has...released their first album, “STORY TO...TELL” from new label DAT SLICK (Operated by...ADX inc., location: Minato-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Akira...Fujita). This Smart News Release features...multimedia. View the full ... ( read original story ...)


Japan attempts to curb ‘death by overwork’ with Pr...
views 96
Workers in Japan are being told to cut out early...as the country rolls out its new Premium Friday...initiative. Companies are encouraged to let staff...leave at 3 pm on the last Friday of every month....The hopes are the happy staffers will go out, have...fun ... ( read original story ...)