HC Picks 294

December 23, 2020
by Akane Hashimoto

Period : December 18, 2020 – December 22, 2020

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

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Japan FSA to Ease Rules to Create Int’l Financial Hub

 > “Details are yet to come, but it is a good timing to set a growth policy.”

#Policy (BOJ)

● Japan’s SMFG eyes buying bank in Indonesia after ‘painful’ defeat last year

 > “Considering something that could complement (the brokerage arm) SMBC Nikko Securities? What can that be…”


● Wall Street’s prediction of ¥100 to the dollar catching on at Japan banks

 > “Who is willing to make big bets? Every country is announcing big budgets.”


● Dissecting Japan’s hit products of 2020

 > “Looks like Japanese consumers are enjoying a peaceful year.”