Today’s Pick 139

October 18, 2017
by Akane Hashimoto

Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities

Scandals May Lead To Reform In Stagnant Corporate Japan, Economists Say
Kobe Steel scandal strikes another blow to Japan Inc
Japan Inc. scandals build case for corporate reform
“High quality institutional investors shall push Japanese culture to the right direction. However, the chain of lies we saw are awful. May be time to look at entrepreneurs.”

World Bank Group, GPIF Join Forces to Mobilize Capital Markets For Sustainable Investments
“Goal would be to eliminate investing in troubled companies.”

 

Recent News

 

Policy (BOJ)

Japan mulls ways to put $3.6tn corporate profits to work

 

Business??

American gambling companies are lining up to open casinos in Japan
Uniqlo, 7-Eleven Owners Bet Overseas to Counter Aging Japan
Toyota plans to halve the number of models it sells in Japan, source says

 

Market

Why Japan Stocks Are Smashing Out New Highs Despite Scandals