The two aim to integrate Trust & Custody Services Bank, in which Mizuho holds a 54% stake, and Japan Trustee Services Bank, in which Sumitomo Mitsui Trust has a roughly 67% interest. The main proposal entails bringing the custodians together under a single ... ( read original story ...)
Safe-haven yen gains ahead of British PM May's Brexit speech * Investors weigh Trump's promises ahead of Friday's inauguration TOKYO Jan 17 Japan's Nikkei share average skidded to its lowest levels since early December on Tuesday, undermined by a resurgent ... ( read original story ...)
TOKYO Jan 17 Japan's Nikkei fell to its lowest level in more than a month on Tuesday as a strong yen soured sentiment, while shares of Honda tumbled after it said an air bag made by Takata Corp had ruptured in one of its cars in Japan. The Nikkei share ... ( read original story ...
Japan's Nikkei share average has hit its lowest level in over five weeks as investors locked in recent gains ahead of the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump later in the week. The benchmark Nikkei fell 0.6 per cent to 18,990.48, falling below ... ( read original story ...)
It has argued that abdication via a special law could run afoul of the Japanese Constitution's Article 2, which states that the throne shall be "succeeded to in accordance with the Imperial House Law passed by the Diet." "I think discussions would ... ( read original story ...)
TOKYO The Bank of Japan raised its economic assessment for three of the country's nine regions in a quarterly report on Monday, saying that most areas were seeing a moderate economic recovery. The upgrade reflected a pick-up in private consumption and ... ( read original story ...)
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley, Nomura Securities, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan were hired as global coordinators for Japan Post's IPO. The government sold about $12 billion worth of shares in Japan Post and its Japan Post Bank Co (7182.T) and Japan Post ... ( read original story ...)