Linear possibility of delay in business opening “Governor and JR Tokai President for constructive discussion”
Regarding the construction of the Linear Chuo Shinkansen, which is likely to be delayed because Shizuoka Prefecture does not approve the start of construction, the Director General of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism interviewed the site on the 13th and held a press conference before the prefectural governor. At the meeting with the president of JR Tokai, he expressed hope for constructive discussions.
Tokaido Shinkansen new vehicle "N700S" mass production vehicle unveiled
Before the commercial operation started on the 1st of next month, a test ride event of the new Tokaido Shinkansen "N700S" was held on the 13th.
Notification of possibility of heavy contact with infected person's QR code in public facilities and restaurants
As a measure against the new coronavirus, efforts are being made by local governments across the country to use smartphones and QR codes to notify people who came at the same time when an infected person comes out in a public facility or restaurant.
Recovery of the number of railways and air services is recovering
While the self-restraint of traveling across prefectures is being gradually eased, the Kyushu Shinkansen and Sanyo Shinkansen, which had decreased flights due to the effect of the new coronavirus, returned to the normal schedule on the 13th, and are being reduced in the railway and aviation industries. The movement to recover the number is widespread.
NY stock market price movements are unstable due to record price declines
On the 12th, the New York Stock Market rebounded from the record price decline on the previous day, but the Dow Average stock price rebounded, but it turned into a declining price temporarily.
Purchase of BOJ-listed investment trusts JPY 440 billion, surpassing last year's amount as soon as possible
Since March, the Bank of Japan has been increasing the purchase of ETF (listed investment trusts), which was made by collecting a lot of stocks, in order to stabilize the financial market that was confused by the spread of the new coronavirus. This year's purchases were more than ¥4.4 trillion, which already exceeded the purchases made in the last year, indicating a stance to curb market turmoil.
Large increase in lending by government-affiliated financial institutions Reflecting the financial difficulty of companies
For the companies affected by the new coronavirus, the number of loans made by the government-affiliated Japan Policy Finance Corporation last month increased by 1.5 times compared to the previous month, and it can be seen that more companies are facing difficult cash flow.
Japan Post employee applied for contrary to the purpose of sustainable benefit
Approximately 120 employees of Japan Post and Japan Post Life applied for a sustainable benefit for new coronavirus measures against the purpose, and the company will encourage employees who do not respond to withdrawal of application I am.