Today’s Pick 178

August 8, 2018
by Akane Hashimoto

Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities

Japan’s Central Bank Is Roiling Markets
“In such a low yield and aging environment, there is no doubt that people would prioritize saving money…It should be more important to eliminate financial exclusion at various situations.”

 

Recent News

 

Economy

Bonuses Push Up Pay for Japanese Workers Yet Spending Falls

 

Policy (BOJ)

Bank of Japan policymakers fretted over stimulus side effects at June meeting

 

GPIF

Japan’s GPIF buys net $6.9 bln of foreign assets in April-June
Japan govt. pension fund posts 2-trillion-yen gain

 

Governance / Stewardship / Fiduciary

Japan Inc. Is Decluttering—and Foreign Investors Love the Look