Newly listed company plugs gap Mulboyne - Jun 29 Until today, companies listed on Japan's stock exchange had names beginning with every possible gojūon kana except ぬ. Nulab (ヌーラボ) has ended the drought.
BOJ bond holdings plunged into the red as yields rose: estimates Nikkei - Jun 28 The Bank of Japan may have been saddled with as much as 600 billion yen ($4.4 billion) in unrealized losses on its Japanese government bond holdings earlier this month, as a widening gap between domestic and overseas monetary policy pushed yields higher and prices lower.
Japan's shochu capital becomes new hot spot for whisky Nikkei - Jun 26 Traditionally known for its shochu, a clear liquor made from grains, potatoes, sugar cane and more, Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu has become home to a budding whisky industry as craft distillers chase a larger, more global audience.
Japan IPOs plunge 30% in biggest drop since 2009 Nikkei - Jun 26 New stock market listings in Japan are on track to fall 30% from a year earlier in the first half of 2022 as a confluence of global factors makes international investment scarce.
Sharp to make English its official language in 2023 - Jun 24 Sharp plans to adopt English as its official language next year, CEO Wu Po-hsuan said Thursday, as the company ramps up efforts to bolster its TV and home appliance business in the U.S. and Europe.
Current weak yen not good for Japan’s economy: Nakao Bloomberg Markets and Finance - Jun 23 Mizuho Research Institute Chairman and former Japanese Vice Finance Minister for International Affairs Takehiko Nakao discusses the weakness in the yen, the Japanese economy and what he thinks the BOJ should do.
Japan's top potato chip maker Calbee to raise prices up to 20% Business Times - Jun 22 CALBEE, Japan's answer to Frito-Lay with an enormous product line-up ranging from pizza-flavoured potato chips to low-carb granola, is raising prices again as companies struggle to absorb costs that are climbing at the fastest clip in years.