HC Picks 266

May 27, 2020
by Akane Hashimoto

Period : May 19, 2020.- May 25, 2020

Category : [Policy (BOJ)][Business][Economy]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Japan releases phased road map to fully reopen economy by August

 > “Now government responsibility turned to individual responsibilities. We are tested to carefully behave to manage this situation.”

#Policy (BOJ)

● Japan Regional Banks in Extremely Tough Biz Situation

 > “Most presidents believe the banks will exist throughout their appointment. What’s needed are longer term visions and business plans.”

● Nomura seeks new growth from private equity, private debt and startups

 > “This direction may grow Japanese private market. Interesting.”

● MUFG to permanently shutter 40% of bank branches in Japan

● Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Has Hiring, Acquisition Plans Overseas


● Japan’s May factory activity reels as pandemic hits output, orders: PMI