HC Picks 289

November 11, 2020
by Akane Hashimoto

Period : November 4, 2020 – November 7, 2020

Category : [Business][Policy (BOJ)][GPIF][Other]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Less than 1% of IT experts work in Japan’s public sector

 > “This should be a number prime minister Suga is aware of. Should change in a while.”

● Japan Airlines to raise ¥167.9 billion to survive coronavirus impact

 > “Public stock offering in this situation can be the worst option to consider, although balance sheet is stronger than ANA.”


● Deutsche Bank alumni are helping Masayoshi Son remake SoftBank

● Which Japanese mogul will leave the biggest legacy?

 > “Could be an interesting read.”


● Japan automaker Honda reports profit rise despite pandemic


● English-speaking team to help foreign funds

 > “This is an encouraging move to open up Japan market.”

#Policy (BOJ)

● Japan’s GPIF posts $47 billion quarterly returns as stock markets rally


  “Have a break.”

● Crate of oranges sells for $9,600 in Japan

● MUJI’s earthquake-resistant ‘plain house’ is open for visitors in yamaguchi, japan

 > “This is truly simple.”