HC Picks 245

December 11, 2019
by Akane Hashimoto

Category : [BUSINESS][ECONOMY][GPIF][MARKET]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-


 

Business

・Japan to Restart JIC, Seeks 100 Billion Yen Budget, Nikkei Says

 “Interesting to see how the new board gives right to the managements and structure a better governance.”

・Japan banking: Flowers’ 20-year journey in and out of Shinsei

 “JC Flowers had been incredibly patient. Challenges still continue.”

・MUFG’s New Top Lawyer Seeks to Bolster Ranks as Rules Bite Banks

 “Positive movement towards professionalism.”

 

 


 

Economy

・Japan Plans to Spend $120 Billion to Stimulate Slowing Economy

 “Diverse opinion. Need to see a positive result.”

・Japan upgrades third-quarter GDP as consumer, business strength absorbs hit from trade

 

 


 

GPIF

・Japan pension fund GPIF announces halt to stock lending

 “It is a reasonable conclusion.”

 

 


 

Market

・Japan’s Topix ETFs Continue to Attract Cash