HC Picks 247

December 25, 2019
by Investment and Research Team

Category : [GOVERNANCE/STEWARDSHIP/FIDUCIARY][ECONOMY][POLICY (BOJ)][BUSINESS][GPIF][OTHER]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-


 

Governance / Stewardship / Fiduciary

・Publication of the draft of the “Principles for Responsible Institutional Investors”«Japan’s Stewardship Code»- To promote sustainable growth of companies through investment and dialogue – (Draft)

 “Japan FSA has been trying to  promote sustainable growth of companies via investment and dialogue.”

・Inspection Manuals were repealed (December 18, 2019)

 

 


 

Economy

・Japan’s inflation up 0.5% in November, as tax boosts cost of dining out

・Japan’s Economy Faces Another Rocky Year

 

 


 

Policy (BOJ)

・Bank of Japan keeps policy steady after Abe announces fiscal package

 

 


 

Business

・A Gambling Prize Worth $20 Billion Is Losing Its Luster in Japan

 

 


 

GPIF

・GPIF and CEB launch initiative to promote Social Bonds

 

 


 

Other

・China, Japan and South Korea ministers vow to accelerate free trade