HC Picks 264

May 13, 2020
by Akane Hashimoto

Period : May 4, 2020.- May 11, 2020

Category : [Business][Economy][Market][Other]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● In virus-hit Japan, cabs deliver ¥32,000 steaks and boxes occupy plane seats

 > “Well, who would use this service…”

● Japan to ease investment rules to push bank-fintech marriage

 > “Digital banking service may not be new, but positive for those who are aiming to provide innovative new services.”

● Many Japan Firms Resist Telecommuting, Raising COVID-19 Risk for Call Center Staff

 > “No sense. Anyone should be able to call from home. Companies are responsible to protect both employee health and data security.”

● Japan’s central bank gets its first woman executive director in 138 years

● Bain Capital makes $1bn bet on Japan’s nursing homes


● Coronavirus crisis changing Japan’s work culture

 > “A positive path for higher efficiency.”


● Foreigners remain net sellers of Japan stocks for 11th straight week


● Japan’s formula for life satisfaction