Japan Feb wholesale prices rise 1.0 pct yr/yr

TOKYO, March 13 (Reuters) - Japanese wholesale prices rose 1.0 percent in the year to February, Bank of Japan data showed on Monday. The rise in the corporate goods price index (CGPI), which measures the price companies charge each other for their goods ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese investors keen on Vietnamese banks – Investment

The Hanoitimes – Several Japanese investors have seen the slump in the securities market as an opportunity to buy stocks on the cheap in Vietnamese banks. When Tokyo – Mitsubishi UFJ Bank announced plans to buy a stake in Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese banks dump government bonds

The value of Japanese government bonds held by domestic banks was 79.59 trillion yen ($693 billion) as of Jan. 31, the Bank of Japan said, falling below 80 trillion yen for the first time since 2003. The central bank introduced radical easing steps in ... ( read original story ...)

Wirex Raises US$3M From Japan’s SBI to Fuel Asian Expansion

Our customers will greatly benefit from this collaboration.” The deal came shortly after the Japan Bank Consortium, which operation is run by SBI Holdings and its subsidiary SBI Ripple Asia, announced that it successfully completed a pilot implementation ... ( read original story ...)

Saudi Arabia plans economic zones to court Japan Inc.

Japan's JX Holdings energy group and engineering company JGC will work with Saudi Aramco to develop petroleum and gas technologies. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mizuho Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. -- Japan's megabanks -- will share ... ( read original story ...)