3 major shipping companies 3 year settlement of accounts 2 companies are in deficit and profit decreased significantly Corona impact
For the three major shipping companies, three-month settlement of accounts from April to June resulted in a significant decrease in automobile exports due to the impact of the new coronavirus. Profit decreased significantly.
Honda April-June term over ¥80 billion deficit Expected to be in the black for the full year until March next year
Honda's financial results for the three months up to June were in the red, with a net loss of over 80 billion yen due to a worldwide decline in sales of cars and motorcycles due to the new coronavirus. On the other hand, we expect the sales to pick up in China and other countries in the profit forecast for the next year until March next year.
Sharp 36% decrease in profit Profit from working at home causes copier toner sales to fall
Sharp has just announced its financial results for the three months to June, and the final profit has decreased by more than 36%. The main reason for this is that the number of companies that have introduced work-at-home has increased due to the spread of the new coronavirus, and sales of toner for copiers have fallen.
Unicharm's interim results: record high operating profit
This is a major daily necessities manufacturer, Unicharm, and the interim financial results from January to June showed sales and operating income as demand for masks and wet tissues for disinfection expanded due to the spread of new coronavirus infection. It was the highest ever for this period.
Food self-sufficiency rate 38% on a calorie basis Recovery continues low level from previous year
The food self-sufficiency rate, which shows how much domestic food was covered by domestic production, was 38% on a calorie basis last year, a recovery of 1 point from the previous year's lowest level, but still low level. I am.
Major company: Summer bonus 2% decrease
The big company's bonus for this summer was 901,147 yen per employee on average, a decrease of more than 2% from last year, and for the second consecutive year it fell below the previous year, partly due to the deterioration of business results due to the new coronavirus. It was.
Yen price fluctuation
On the 5th, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate were small.
Abolition of 5 brands such as "Aqua Girl", which closes over 350 stores in the world
“World,” a major apparel company, said that while the business environment in the fashion industry is changing significantly due to the spread of the new coronavirus, it is necessary to drastically improve profitability. After abolishing one brand, we decided to close more than 350 stores in Japan and recruit about 200 voluntary retirement.
Gasoline price rise for 12 consecutive weeks Is it a modest increase next week of the Bon holiday?
The national average retail price of regular gasoline this week rose to 134.5 yen per liter for the 12th consecutive week due to the rise in crude oil prices. It is expected that there will be a slight increase in prices next week, when it is expected that more people will go out during the Obon holidays.
Stock price slightly decreased
On the 5th, the Tokyo stock market saw a move to secure profits by selling a stock that had recently risen, and the stock price dropped slightly.
Capital investment by large corporations: Corona impacts the lowest growth rate since 2010
A survey by government-affiliated financial institutions found that large companies are reluctant to make capital investments due to the effects of the new coronavirus. The planned amount of capital investment has been the lowest since fiscal 2010.
Stock price drop
Tokyo stock market on the 5th, the stock price has dropped.
Yen price rises somewhat
The Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 5th and the yen exchange rate have risen somewhat.
Reduction of transfer fee also to 4 major banks
Four major banks have decided to start specific studies toward the construction of a new transfer system between individuals. This could lead to lower transfer fees for banks that are known to be expensive.
Walt Disney A huge deficit of 500 billion yen at the closed park New Corona
As for Walt Disney's business results for the three months until June, due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, we closed the theme parks around the world, so the profit and loss during the period was about 500 billion yen in Japanese yen It became a huge deficit.
NY stock market has risen for three consecutive days NASDAQ stock price index has reached its highest level
The New York Stock Market Dow Average stock price on the 4th rose from expectations of additional economic measures in response to the spread of the new coronavirus. In addition, the Nasdaq stock index has reached its highest level for two consecutive days.
Foreign Minister Mogi visits England for the first time in six months
Foreign Minister Mogi will visit the United Kingdom from the 5th to engage in ministerial talks over an economic partnership agreement. Due to the spread of the new coronavirus, it will be the first time in half a year for a minister to visit a foreign country.