HC Picks 279

August 26, 2020
by Akane Hashimoto

Period : August 18, 2020 – August 19, 2020

Category : [Business][Economy]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Takeda to sell Japan consumer health unit to Blackstone for $2B-plus: reports

 > “This is a good example of companies utilizing private equity funds to focus on core businesses.”

● Bank of Japan declines traders’ request to work from home

 > “This is disappointing. Rather than saying ‘basically impossible’, they should say ‘considering a mean to make this possible’.”


● Japan’s Low Jobless Rate Masks Deepening Worker Despair

 > “Reality is still hidden. Too early to be optimistic, shall have to think about potential outcome seriously.”