HC Picks 284

October 7, 2020
by Akane Hashimoto

Period : September 29, 2020 – October 3, 2020

Category : [Other][Economy][Business]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Suga wishes Trump early recovery from COVID-19

 > “Health needs to be separated from politics. All we can do now is to protect others by wearing masks, maintaining social distances and keeping clean.”


● Plenty of reasons to be positive about Japan

 > “What did you think this was about? Ha ha, interesting.”

● Loan growth outpaces deposits at large Asian banks on COVID-19 liquidity support

 > “It is nice to see loan growth outpacing deposit growth, but only if the loans are income producing!!”


● NTT to take mobile unit Docomo private for ¥4 trillion

● Japan’s NTT to buy out mobile unit DoCoMo in $40bn deal

 > “Consolidation may lead to better governance structure or worse disclosure. We’ll see. At least they can save cost related to double listing.”