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Bank of Japan's July Tankan: Large companies and manufacturing industry to remain roughly flat, private forecast

2024-06-25 07:12:00
With regard to the Bank of Japan's Tankan (Short-term Economic Survey of Enterprises) to be released on July 1, private research companies are predicting that the economic outlook of large companies and manufacturers will remain roughly the same. While the weak yen will boost earnings from overseas businesses, the newly uncovered irregularities surrounding certification testing at an automobile manufacturer are expected to have an impact.

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With the issuance of new banknotes approaching, preparations are underway across the country, including in areas closely connected to Eiichi Shibusawa

2024-06-24 20:08:00
Preparations are reaching their final stages in various regions ahead of the issuance of the first new banknotes in 20 years on July 3rd. While there is a festive atmosphere in areas associated with Eiichi Shibusawa, whose portrait appears on the new 10,000 yen note, there are also areas where preparations are not being completed in time for issuance, causing headaches. We interviewed people in various regions as they make an effort to do so.

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Financial Services Agency issues business improvement order to Mitsubishi UFJ Bank and three other companies for sharing customer information without permission

2024-06-24 18:33:00
On the 24th, the Financial Services Agency issued a business improvement order to a bank and two securities firms under the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group in relation to the issue of the three companies sharing non-public information of client companies without permission, in accordance with the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, requesting them to clarify who is responsible, including management.

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