Japan Finance

Nikkei hits 2-plus-month high on hopes the Fed will slow the pace of rate hikes

TOKYO, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei stock average hit its highest level in more than two months on Thursday, after Wall Street gained overnight on hopes of a slower pace interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve. As of 02:16 GMT, the Nikkei index had climbed 1.2% to …

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As funding pledges pour in, has COP27 achieved its implementation goal?

The twenty-seventh UN Conference of the Parties in the sunny resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, has been dubbed an “implementation COP”. It was the climate summit that would finally fulfill previous financial pledges to invest in renewable energy, build infrastructure to withstand extreme weather events, respond to climate disasters and …

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Stuart Kirk: Putting my money where my mouth is

For over 25 years I have either managed money, advised portfolio managers or written investment research. Why aren’t you retired then, I hear someone shouting in the back. This is a good question to ask all financial “experts”. My answer, for what it’s worth, is: four kids, divorce, and always …

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Trigon Terminals Set to Nearly Double Terminal Capacity and Advance Green Diversification with New Federal Funding

PRINCE RUPERT, BC, November 16, 2022 /CNW/ – Prince Rupert Trigon Pacific Terminals Limited (Trigon) is pleased to announce a $75 million award from the Federal National Trade Corridors Fund to enable major expansion and near doubling of export capacity, and also support Trigon’s well-advanced diversification strategy. View towards Trigon …

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Japan’s super-long yields fall to 2-week low on hopes of a slowdown in Fed rate hikes

By Junko Fujita TOKYO, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Yields on super-long Japanese government bonds fell to a two-week low on Friday as a sign of slowing inflation in the United States fueled hopes that the Federal Reserve could become less aggressive with interest rate hikes. The 20-year JGB yield fell …

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Astar Network Partners with NTT Docomo for Web3 Mass Adoption

Blockchain innovation hub Astar Network is making strides in driving Web3 adoption around the world. In another milestone, the smart contract platform has onboarded Japan’s leading mobile operator, NTT Docomo, to collaborate on mass adoption of Web3 as well as its social implementation. NTT Docomo will invest up to $4 …

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The Party Balloons Market Size is expected to reach USD 704.6 revenue to cross USD 943 from 2022 to 2028

In-depth market knowledge pune, Nov. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — “Party Balloon Market” research report focuses on the global information which can help in making decisions on the current market situation. The Party Balloon Market size is estimated to be USD 704.6 Million in 2021 and is projected to reach …

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Japan’s cross-border e-commerce booms thanks to cheaper yen

Japan’s cross-border e-commerce is booming again, with many small businesses joining the market to take advantage of the sharp drop in the yen and advances in information technology, which makes it easier to communicate with buyers and manage paperwork. customs. The United States and China are the biggest markets for …

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UPDATE 3-Panasonic will start building a battery factory in Kansas next month

(Adds details from the press conference) TOKYO, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Japan’s Panasonic Holdings Corp said on Monday it will start building a new battery plant in Kansas in November and aims to begin mass production by March 2025, targeting the market in rapid growth of electric vehicles in North …

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Focus on Japan, South Korea, Australia, China, Taiwan, Indonesia and Malaysia

DUBLIN, October 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Asia-Pacific Mobile Payment Methods 2022” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research_and_Markets_Logo Mobile wallets are a growing trend in Asia Pacificwith China be a pioneer in their use Asia Pacific maintains its strong position in the global payments market, posting continued …

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Boris Johnson battles for return offer as Rishi Sunak enters race for UK PM

London – Boris Johnson was battling on Sunday to garner enough support to make a shock return as British Prime Minister after figures from the Conservative Party’s right wing united around the man once accused of betraying him, Rishi Sunak. Sunak, the country’s 42-year-old former finance minister, confirmed on Sunday …

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As threat of intervention grows, Japan deals ‘strictly’ with currency speculators

Finmin says it does not tolerate excessive and speculative weakening of the yen The yen drops past 150 to the dollar, its lowest level in 32 years Market players prepare for a second round of intervention BOJ Kuroda repeats easy political mantra and warns of risks TOKYO, Oct 21 (Reuters) …

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Strategic partnership agreement to develop quantum computing market in Japan and Asia-Pacific

TOKYO, CAMBRIDGE, England and BROOMFIELD, Colo., October 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mitsui & Co., Ltd (“Mitsui”) and Quantinuum have signed a strategic partnership agreement to collaborate on the delivery of quantum computing in Japan and the Asia Pacific Region. Yoshio Kometani, Representative Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Information …

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Forex Traders Watch Japan’s Response as Yen Approaches 150 Level

(Bloomberg) – Forex traders braced for a possible intervention to support the yen on Monday after it hit a 32-year low and approached the key psychological level of 150 to the dollar. Bloomberg’s Most Read The Japanese currency closed at just under 148.70 on Friday, capping nine consecutive weeks of …

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Japan posts record current account surplus in August as import prices rise

Current account surplus at 58.9 trillion yen, lowest in August Fall in surplus expected to continue in long term – analyst Weak yen helps excess income hit record high Revenue gains more than offset the trade deficit TOKYO, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Japan’s current account surplus fell to its lowest …

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Renault is ready to reduce its stake in Nissan, reports Bloomberg

(Reuters) – French carmaker Renault SA is ready to reduce its stake in Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co Ltd, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the talks. According to the report, Nissan is pressing Renault to reduce its stake to 15%. The French automaker owns around 43% …

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British pound gains on fiscal U-turn, yen weakens past 145 to the dollar

SINGAPORE/LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The pound rose on Monday after Britain canceled its plan to cut the top rate of income tax while the yen weakened beyond of 145 to the dollar, close to the level where the Japanese authorities intervened last month. The pound hit a one-week high …

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Japan ready to support the yen again, promises the Minister of Finance

Japan’s finance minister has signaled that his government is ready to intervene again in the foreign exchange market if the yen continues to be under pressure. Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki pledged after Tokyo’s intervention in the foreign exchange market last week to support the yen for the first time in …

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United States, India, Japan and Australia Combat Systems, Supply, Installation and Services 2021-2026

DUBLIN, September 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Opportunities for Growth of the Quadruple Security Dialogue” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research_and_Markets_Logo In this study, the analyst provides an overview of the defense investments and relevant market players of each member of the Quad, highlighting key growth drivers, …

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The president visits Japan and the Philippines on Monday (26)

COLOMBO (News 1st) – President Ranil Wickremesinghe is due to leave the island early tomorrow morning (26) for an official visit to Japan and the Philippines. During his two-day official visit to Japan, the President will attend the funeral ceremony of former Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzo Abe, and …

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Deep UK tax cuts deepen sell-off, dollar soars and bonds plunge

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI All-World hits 2-year low The dollar hits a new high in two decades Pound, gilts sell off after UK ‘mini-budget’ Yen down but traders wary of more intervention Treasuries head for eighth weekly loss LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Stocks …

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Japanese Banking Heavyweight Nomura To Launch Crypto-Focused Venture Capital Arm

On Wednesday, Japanese financial holding company and principal member of the Nomura Group, Nomura Holdings, announced the launch of a crypto-focused venture capital unit called Laser Digital Holdings. Nomura’s move follows the entry of a number of financial giants into the cryptocurrency industry this year. Nomura introduces Laser Digital Holdings …

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Dimethyl Carbonate Market is expected to grow from USD 1.1 Billion in 2022 to USD 1.6 Billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2022 to 2027

ReportLinker The global dimethyl carbonate market is driven by major factors such as the growth of various end uses such as paints & coatings, pharmaceuticals, and batteries. The battery electrolyte application segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. New York, Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE …

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How far will the Federal Reserve go in its next rate hike?

Will the Fed propose a third increase of 0.75 percentage points? The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to announce a third consecutive 0.75 percentage point interest rate hike after its September policy meeting, which ends on Wednesday. Over the past few months, the Fed has been raising interest rates at …

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Blockchain Gaming Groups Are Trying to Lose the ‘Dodgy’ Tag in Japan

In a sign of the rapidly changing times since the last physical Tokyo Game Show was held in 2019, one of the biggest booths at this week’s convention is occupied by a lending provider – for blockchain game players. Philippine-based Yield Guild Games (YGG) is Asia’s largest provider of start-up …

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Blockchain Game Publisher and Web3 Company Animoca Brands Get $110 Million CryptoGlobe

Blockchain game publisher Animoca Brands announced that the company raised $110 million in a funding round led by Temasek, Boyu Capital and GGV Capital. The company raised the funds by issuing convertible notes to a handful of institutional investors. Animoca Brands raises $110 million from strategic investors Animoca Brands raised …

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Research: Announcement: Moody’s Removes Ratings of Southern California Public Power Authority, Magnolia Power Project B, Lease Revenue Bonds (City of Cerritos), Series 2003-1

No related data. © 2022 Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., Moody’s Analytics, Inc. and/or their licensors and affiliates (collectively, “MOODY’S”). All rights reserved. CREDIT RATINGS ISSUED BY MOODY’S CREDIT RATINGS AFFILIATES CONSTITUTE THEIR CURRENT OPINIONS ON THE RELATIVE FUTURE CREDIT RISK OF ENTITIES, CREDIT COMMITMENTS, INDEBTEDNESS OR INDEBTEDNESS-RELATED …

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Live News: Stricter rules on cyberattacks proposed for manufacturers of “smart” products

©REUTERS Bank of Canada: Canada’s central bank is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate by 0.75 percentage points to 3.25% at its policy meeting, according to economists polled by Refinitiv. Inflation slowed in July, mainly due to lower gasoline prices. Despite the moderation, the national inflation rate is far …

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NTT DATA Payment Services Obtains RBI Wink for Payment Aggregator License

Payment service provider NTT DATA Payment Services India (formerly Atom Technologies) announced on Monday that it has received approval in principle from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the Payment Aggregator (PA) license. The company has an annual transaction value of Rs 150,000 crore and a transaction volume …

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Doraemon Exhibit Lands at National Museum of Singapore in November, Its First Global Showcase Outside of Japan

Come experience from Japan beloved Manga Doraemon, through the works of world-renowned contemporary Japanese artists such as Takashi Murakami, Mika Ninagawa and Yoshitomo Nara. SINGAPORE, September 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Happy Birthday, Doraemon! On this special day, Doraemon fans have another reason to celebrate, as The Doraemon Singapore 2022 Expo …

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Exchange event for Chinese, Japanese and South Korean Gen Zers strengthens cultural and friendly ties

Wuhan, China, September 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A GLOBAL TIMES ONLINE report: Representatives of the youth of China, Japan and South Korea had lively discussions and enjoyed fascinating cultural experience activities through online and offline means during an exchange event jointly organized by the China Public Diplomacy Association (CPDA), the …

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Probe Card Market, evolving opportunities with FEINMETALL GmbH and FormFactor Inc.

NEW YORK, August 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The probe card market the size should increase by $505.23 million in 2025, to a 5.22% CAGR during the forecast period. The report covers extensively Probe Boards Market segmentation by Product (Advanced Probe Board and Standard Probe Board), End-User (Foundry and Logic and …

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TICAD stresses the importance of “sound development finance”

At a Tokyo-led conference, leaders from Japan and African countries stressed the importance of what they call “sound financing for development.” This comes at a time when China is offering huge loans to African nations. Leaders adopted the Tunis Declaration and concluded the eighth Tokyo International Conference on African Development, …

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Japan’s finance ministry to seek $195 billion for FY2023 debt service: report

TOKYO: Japan’s finance ministry is expected to request 26.9 trillion yen ($195.5 billion) for debt service in the fiscal year beginning in April 2023, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday (August 23rd). This would represent a 10.9% increase over the original debt service budget for this fiscal year, Yomiuri said, …

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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida tested positive for Covid

(Bloomberg) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has tested positive for Covid-19, the government has announced. Bloomberg’s Most Read Kishida, 65, developed a cough and mild fever on Saturday evening and tested positive in a PCR test, according to a statement from the Cabinet Secretary. He is currently resting at …

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Japan’s Latest Drinking Advice: Drink More, Please

While most countries would welcome sobriety among their youth, Japan has veered in the opposite direction: with a campaign to get them to drink more alcohol. The East Asian nation’s tax agency is asking for ideas on how to get young citizens to tip more as the finance ministry frets …

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Economic data from South Korea, India and Japan

The Shanghai Stock Exchange building. Yves Dean | Getty Images Asia-Pacific shares were mixed ahead of economic data from Japan and India. Mainland China markets have flourished. The Shanghai Composite gained 0.14% and the Shenzhen Component rose 0.495%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index also rose 0.31%. The Japanese Nikkei 225, …

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Parents are puzzled by the rules for using take-out diapers at many public child care centers in Japan

Used diapers for children (Mainichi) TOKYO — About 40% of municipalities in Japan require guardians to take home their children’s soiled diapers from public childcare facilities, a survey by a private organization has found. It’s a public administrative duty to support child care …

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Avelacom improves connectivity in the Middle East in the face of new market trends

Avelacom found that the small markets in the region were not sufficiently covered by third-party providers. Avelacom has announced new optimized links on its network to Istanbul (Bursa Istanbul), Riyadh (Saudi Stock Exchange, Tadawul) and Tel Aviv (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, TASE). The low-latency connectivity, IT infrastructure and data solutions …

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LIVE STOCK MARKET: Nifty, Sensex, Q1 earnings, US inflation, Airtel, Delhivery, Coal India

CLOSING BELL Stock Market Highlights: Domestic stocks remained in a range below the flatline on Wednesday as a lack of domestic triggers kept investors away. The S&P BSE Sensex closed 36 points, or 0.06%, down at 58,817, while the Nifty50 closed at 17,535, up 10 points or 0.06%. Hindalco, UPL, …

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Technavio Heated and Unburned Tobacco Products Market Research Report Forecasts $22.22 Billion Growth – 20.91% YoY Growth Achieved in 2021

NEW YORK, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Combustionless Heated Tobacco Products Market is Growing at a CAGR of 26.21% and Expected to Record a Gradual Growth of $22.22 billion between 2020 and 2025. The report analyzes the size and growth of the market. It also provides accurate predictions about …

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Development financing in Asia: a dissertation

Book review: Takehiko Nakao, The Rise of Asia: Prospects and Beyond. Memoir of the President of the Asian Development Bank 2013-2020 (Asian Development Bank, 2022) In April 2013, just five months after Xi Jinping took office as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Takehiko Nakao was appointed President …

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Sosei Heptares and AbbVie enter into new multi-target collaboration to discover, develop and commercialize novel drugs targeting neurological diseases

Sosei Group Company New Strategic Collaboration Leverages Sosei Heptares’ StaR® AbbVie’s SBDD technology and platform and extensive neuroscience expertise Second collaboration with AbbVie follows 2020 deal focused on inflammatory and autoimmune diseases Sosei Heptares is eligible to receive up to $80 million in upfront and short-term milestone payments and has …

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‘Witcher 3’ Developer Studio Creates Online Action Game Set in Feudal Japan

A group of former CD Projekt Red developers are working on a new online action that will take players to feudal Japan. This week, Dark Passenger co-founders Jakub Ben and Marcin Michalski announced the creation of their studio and launched a call for talent in a series of tweets spotted …

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No yen intervention needed as he stages the takeover, ‘Mr. Yen’ Sakakibara says

MUMBAI, July 29 (Reuters) – Japan does not need to intervene in the currency market as the sharp depreciation of the yen will not continue, due to the changing economic environment in the United States and in Japan, the country’s former chief diplomat. Eisuke Sakakibara said on Friday. “It could …

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Bangladesh expects Jica to increase project funding and budget support: Mustafa Kamal

TBS Report July 25, 2022, 7:25 PM Last modification: July 25, 2022, 10:45 p.m. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal. Photos collected “> Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal. Photos collected Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal expressed the hope that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) would increase its financial assistance to …

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Research: Rating Action: Moody’s Affirms A1 Ratings of NTT and NTT Finance; stable outlook

Tokyo, July 22, 2022 — Moody’s Japan KK has affirmed Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) long-term senior secured issuer ratings of A1 and P-1. Moody’s also affirmed NTT’s Basic Credit Rating (BCA) of a2. At the same time, Moody’s also affirmed the A1 issuer and long-term bond ratings of …

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GLOBAL MARKETS – Asian stocks fall in choppy markets

By Alun John HONG KONG, July 19 (Reuters) – Asian stocks fell on Tuesday, after overnight declines on Wall Street, and the dollar hovered below last week’s peak, but traders’ main aim was to approach the central bank meetings and the early stages of the earnings season in the United …

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The Japanese government supports the participation of commercial companies in Sakhalin-2-sources

By Yoshifumi Takemoto, Ritsuko Shimizu and Miho Uranaka TOKYO, July 16 (Reuters) – The Japanese government plans to back Mitsui & Co and Mitsubishi Corp in their bid to stay in the Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project, three sources said, after Russia took control of the key to Japanese energy …

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Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s funeral attracts foreign delegates who pay their respects

The vehicle, left, carrying the body of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo leaves Zojoji Temple after his funeral in Tokyo on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Credit: AP Photo/Hiro Komae Advertising On Tuesday, former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s funeral was held at a temple in central Tokyo. The private funeral …

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Research: Valuation Announcement: Moody’s: No Adverse Rating Impact on ABCP Issued by Plaza Trust Following Renewal of Existing Residential Mortgage Facility

No related data. © 2022 Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., Moody’s Analytics, Inc. and/or their licensors and affiliates (collectively, “MOODY’S”). All rights reserved. THE CREDIT RATINGS ISSUED BY MOODY’S CREDIT RATINGS AFFILIATES CONSTITUTE THEIR CURRENT OPINIONS ON THE RELATIVE FUTURE CREDIT RISK OF THE ENTITIES, CREDIT COMMITMENTS, INDEBTEDNESS …

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GLOBAL MARKETS – Stocks and bond yields fall as inflation fears swirl

* European stocks down 0.6%, S&P 500 futures down 0.8% * Dollar rises above 137 yen ahead of US CPI and inflation expectations * Banks kick off earnings season from Thursday * Oil prices slide in volatile trading By Lawrence White LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – Stocks and bond yields …

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Yellen cancels part of her trip to Japan after Abe’s assassination

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on President Biden’s 2023 budget, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 7, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 9 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has canceled her …

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Japanese gaming blockchain maker Oasys raises $20 million in private token sale

Veterans of the established gaming world are flocking to web3. Whether they do so out of fear of missing out or out of a genuine belief in blockchain technologies, the trend seems irreversible at least for now as investment continues to flow into the industry. Oasys, a Japan and Singapore-based …

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Signing a Project Funding Agreement – GuruFocus.com

TOKYO, May 23, 2022 — (JCN Newswire) — Hokkaido Electric Power Company (Hokuden) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) are pleased to announce the establishment of a new joint venture in November 2021 which will be dedicated to hydroelectric power generation . The company, Donan Hydroelectric LLC (Donan Hydro), will be headquartered …

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PM forms body to assuage Japanese business concerns – Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has set up a 13-member committee to review and address bottlenecks and issues faced by Japanese investors on a monthly basis and report to him periodically, official sources told Business Recorder . The committee headed by the Minister of Finance and Revenue, Dr Miftah Ismail …

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Guest article: Climate of compromise: How climate finance commitments are slowing progress on the SDGs | SDG Knowledge Center

By John Nordbo, Climate Advisor at CARE Denmark At the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in 2009, developed countries pledged to support climate change adaptation and mitigation activities in developing countries. The Copenhagen Accord stipulates that developed countries would provide increased climate finance to developing countries, reaching $100 billion per year …

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G7 wants to hurt Russia with oil export price cap

G7 leaders gathered for a summit in the Bavarian Alps are seeking a deal to impose a ‘price cap’ on Russian oil as the group works to limit Moscow’s ability to finance its war in Ukraine. Talks on the idea were expected to continue overnight after starting on Sunday at …

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Japan must update its sanctions laws to face future challenges

Justyna Gudzowska is director of illicit finance policy at The Sentry, an investigative and policy organization that seeks to disable multinational predatory networks that profit from violent conflict, repression and kleptocracy. Akira Igata is a project professor at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo. As …

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A $3.3 billion global opportunity for conductive textiles by 2026

SAN FRANCISCO , June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New market research published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA), the leading market research firm, today released its report titled “Conductive Textiles – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis”. The report presents new insights into the opportunities and challenges in a significantly transformed …

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G-20 health and finance chiefs meet to tackle future pandemics

Health and finance ministers from the Group of 20 major economies met on Tuesday evening to find ways to deal with future pandemics, preventing them from becoming an economic, social and political crisis. “The COVID-19 pandemic has presented us with the greatest health, economic and social challenges…and (it) is not …

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Live Updates: The Week Ahead

What started with misery at the pumps due to rising fuel prices, then air travel disruption due to understaffing will this week spread to problems on trains – in the country that gave you this mode transport. A series of national rail strikes and, in London, another underground strike, threaten …

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Putin takes on the West over sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has faced one setback after another since his troops invaded Ukraine. His army made unstable gains on the battlefield. His country’s economy has been hit by sanctions. Now he’s lashing out at critics and saying Russia will outlast its enemies. Putin made the remarks at the …

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Leasing Market Size and Forecast to 2029

Los Angeles, USA,-According to the report of the verified market report, the global leasing market is expected to grow at a tremendous rate over the coming years. Titled “Global Leasing Market Size and Forecast 2022-2029”, this report provides an in-depth look at the future of the global leasing market. Increased …

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Japan Securities Finance: Article on Japan Securities Finance published in International Finance

June 1, 2022 To whom it May concern Company: Japan Securities Finance Co., Ltd. Executive Representative and Chairman: Shigeki Kushida (Code No. 8511, TSE Prime) Contact: Kentaro Hibi, Managing Director, Office of Corporate Governance (Email: [email protected]) Article on Japan Securities Finance published …

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Wall Street points down after two days of gains

NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. markets fell ahead of the opening bell on Wednesday as broad concerns about interest rates, inflation and the war in Ukraine continue to weigh on investors. Dow Jones industrials futures fell 0.4% and fell 0.3% on the S&P 500. Most Asian markets ended in …

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North Korea fires 8 missiles, tests Biden with launch record

(Bloomberg) – North Korea fired eight short-range ballistic missiles on Sunday, pushing it to a record number of launches in a single year under Kim Jong Un, who appears set to heighten tensions further with his first test of a nuclear device since 2017. Bloomberg’s Most Read South Korea’s military …

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Panasonic finalizes US state choice for its battery plant – Business & Finance

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Panasonic Holdings Corp, which makes batteries for electric car maker Tesla, is finalizing a decision on which U.S. state it will choose as the site for a new battery factory, said a senior executive on Friday. “We have made various thoughts, but we are starting to …

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Institutional Investor Releases 2022 Asia Pacific (Ex Japan) Research Rankings, Including Local Regional Results

Institutional Investor News NEW YORK, May 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Institutional Investor’s 2022 Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) Research Results, released on May 30, 2022.e May (5 p.m. NY), reflected independent feedback from 4,813 portfolio managers and analysts from 1,406 institutions, a more than 27% increase in voter turnout from 2021. The …

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Sri Lanka counts on India for more aid until IMF funding approved

“IMF staff will continue to monitor the economic and political situation very closely and will engage with the authorities to formulate concrete measures under an IMF-supported program, as well as with broader stakeholders to support a rapid resolution of the crisis,” the IMF said. Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India, …

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Live News: Energy support package will have ‘minimal impact’ on inflation, says UK Chancellor

Dallas-based Southwest said it expects second-quarter revenue to rise 12-15% © AP Airline stocks rallied as investors were buoyed by optimism surrounding summer travel after U.S. carriers Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways raised their second-quarter forecasts. Shares of Southwest rose 6%, while JetBlue rose 3.4% on Thursday. The more optimistic …

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CeraLOK® Rice Ceramides Receive Health Claim in Canada

The governing body authorized the functional claim “CeraLOK® helps maintain healthy skin hydration.” IRVINE, Calif., May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The natural products market has seen a significant increase in beauty-focused dietary supplements in recent years as consumers seek a “beauty from within” solution for healthier skin. As consumers seek …

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Modi meets with heads of Japan’s biggest companies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held detailed discussions with the heads of Japan’s biggest companies, including SoftBank, Suzuki Motors, NEC and UNIQLO, on their future plans for the Indian market during one-on-one meetings in Tokyo on Monday. Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Japan for the Quad Summit, also …

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Kyodo News Digest: May 21, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden arrives at Osan Air Base May 20, 2022 in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. (Picture of swimming pool)(Kyodo) Here is the latest list of news digests selected by Kyodo News. ———- South Korea and the United States further strengthen deterrence against North Korea SEOUL – South Korean President …

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Inflation in Canada: where are we in the world?

While Canadians feel the pain of record inflation, among the G7 countries we are overtaken by Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom, which are also experiencing astronomical rates of increase over the last year. While much of this inflation is fueled by pandemic shutdowns and supply chain disruptions, …

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The primacy of the dollar will not be threatened by sanctions against Russia

By Nicolas Sargen, Darden School of Business Russia’s invasion of Ukraine poses one of the greatest challenges to the post-World War II order, and it could portend further problems if the conflict drags on, as recently warned by the General Mark Milley. Shortly after the invasion began, the United States …

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Synthetic Rubber Market Report: Industry Trends, Suppliers and Forecast to 2030

IndexBox, Inc. Companies mentioned in the report: Arlanxeo, Sinopec, KKPC, Petrochina, TSRC, ExxonMobil, Goodyear, NKNH, JSR, Sibur, LG, Versails, Grupo Dynasol, LCY, Kraton, Zeon, Synthos, Trinseo, Asahi, Michelin, Firestone, Lion , Trust NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IndexBox has just released a new report: “US – Synthetic …

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Temasek’s Fullerton to Tokenize Private Equity Fund on ADDX

Temasek’s subsidiary, Fullerton Fund Management, plans to list a tokenized version of a private equity fund of funds on ADDX. The Fullerton Optimized Alpha Fund will be tokenized and listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX)-backed ADDX private market exchange, according to a press release on Wednesday. The fund is …

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Global Mobile Substation Market Report to 2027 – Featuring ABB, Atlas Electric and Eaton, among others

DUBLIN, May 09, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Mobile Substation Market 2021-2027” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global mobile substation market is expected to grow at a considerable CAGR during the forecast period. The growing application of mobile substations in various industries is a key driver for the …

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Japan’s virtual YouTubers make millions from fans

Mayu Iizuka ditches her soft-spoken persona and begins cackling, screaming and flailing wildly in a makeshift studio in Tokyo as her avatar appears on a live stream in front of hundreds of fans. Virtual YouTubers like Iizuka, who voices and animates a character called Yume Kotobuki, have turned a niche …

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Asian stocks slide after Wall Street worries about fallout from rate hike

By Alun John HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stocks fell on Friday as U.S. dollar and Treasury yields rose in a reversal from the previous day after investors raised concerns that rising interest rates could harm global economic growth. The market fears that the US Federal Reserve and some other …

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New Zealand welcomes tourists again as pandemic rules eased | Business and finance

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand welcomed tourists from the United States, Canada, Britain, Japan and more than 50 other countries for the first time in more than two years on Monday after having dropped most of its remaining pandemic border restrictions. The country has long been renowned for …

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The G20 seeks to improve sustainable finance to meet the 2030 agenda

The fiscal capacity of countries in the current global crisis is limited Jakarta (ANTARA) – The G20 Sustainable Finance Working Group (SFWG) encourages the strengthening of synergies between the public and private sectors to improve sustainable finance in order to achieve the objectives of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris. …

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Incyte and Maruho Announce Strategic Alliance Agreement for Ruxolitinib Cream in Japan

WILMINGTON, Delaware & OSAKA, Japan, April 28, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) and Maruho Co., Ltd. announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic alliance agreement for the exclusive development, manufacturing and commercialization of ruxolitinib cream, a new cream formulation of Incyte’s selective JAK2 inhibitor ruxolitinib, for the treatment of …

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Asian stocks stumble, dollar at pandemic high on fears for global growth

By Kanupriya Kapoor (Reuters) – Most Asian stock indices fell on Wednesday as growing fears about the global economy prompted investors to dump riskier assets in favor of safe havens such as the U.S. dollar and government bonds . Financial markets are grappling with multiple risks, including the prospect of …

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Income tax hurdle now stands in the way of high-speed rail project

Riddled with ongoing delays, the prestigious high-speed rail project faces another hurdle: income tax. The Japanese side, which is a partner in the project, has warned of “inevitable delays” if its multiple petitions seeking exemption from income tax provisions for its consultants engaged in the design aspects of the train …

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UK retail sales fall more than expected as prices bite

(Bloomberg) — Bloomberg’s Most Read UK retail sales plunged more than expected in March as the cost of living crisis weighed on incomes and consumers braced for higher taxes and energy bills. The volume of goods sold in stores and online fell 1.4% after falling 0.5% in February, the Office …

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Japan plans to cut quarterly business reporting rules

A rule requiring Japanese companies to report their performance to the government every three months is likely to be scrapped, the Yomiuri Shimbun has heard. Companies that raise funds from investors through the issuance of shares or bonds are required to submit quarterly reports to the Ministry of Finance. However, …

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Japan’s consumer inflation set to pick up, still far from BOJ target: Reuters poll

TOKYO (Reuters) – Core consumer inflation in Japan likely accelerated in March from a year earlier, but was still well below the Bank of Japan’s price target, according to a Reuters poll, reinforcing the view that the BOJ will lag far behind other central banks in policy normalization. Separate data …

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