HC Picks 319

July 14, 2021
by Akane Hashimoto

Date : July 8, 2021

Category : [Business] [Economy]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Google to buy Japan payment startup for $182 mln-plus -Nikkei

 > “In Japan, member rankings are Rakuten Pay, PayPay, LINE Pay, dPay (Docomo) then auPAY.”


● Japan’s bank lending rise at slowest pace in 8 years as COVID-19 hit subsides

 > “Japanese people tend to save money as they are all worried about living longer than expected. Might need slight inflation to shift some of the deposits to investment.”