India This April GDP from June to June Minus 23.9% Record high
In India, the growth rate of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) from April to June was minus 23.9% compared to the same period of the previous year, and major economic activities almost stopped due to the spread of new coronavirus infection It was a hit, and it was the largest negative growth ever.
Mutual use of purchase data by "Rakuten" and "Tokyu"
Rakuten, which handles online shopping, and Tokyu, which operates department stores and supermarkets, have created a new company that brings together and analyzes the purchase data of each other's customers. The aim is to make use of it in reviewing the product lineup and developing services.
Drone development SoftBank to restore mobile phone communication in case of disaster
A drone that quickly restores mobile phone communications in an area damaged by a major disaster such as a typhoon was developed, and it is aimed at commercialization in the future.
FSA to consider relaxation of bank investment restrictions
In order to make it easier for banks to support small and medium-sized enterprises suffering from the effects of the new coronavirus, the FSA has decided to consider relaxing regulations that set limits on the amount that banks can invest in enterprises.
Yen price fluctuation
The exchange rate on the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 31st of the week, and the yen exchange rate, showed a modest price movement.
Former Chairman Osamu Masuko dies at Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
Osamu Masuko, who served as the top management of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation for more than 15 years and was temporarily rebuilding a company that was in a serious financial slump, died of heart failure on 27th of this month. I was 71 years old.
Closed 4 stores including Sogo and Seibu Tokushima
Sogo Seibu, a department store under the umbrella of Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd., has closed four stores all over Japan, including Tokushima City, in 31 days.
Consumer motivation such as shopping declined in August Downward revision of basic judgment Cabinet Office
The "Consumer Attitude Index" in August, which shows consumers' willingness to shop, fell below the previous month, dropping for the first time in four months. The Cabinet Office revised the keynote judgment downward, saying that "the tempo of picking up is slowing down."
Hotel guests stayed in July, down 56% YoY
The number of guests using domestic hotels and inns in July decreased by 56% compared to the same month last year, improving slightly from the previous month, but the new coronavirus has a serious impact on the tourism industry. Is continuing.
Housing starts in July dropped by over 10% for 4 consecutive months
The number of housing starts nationwide in July decreased by more than 11% compared to the same month last year due to the influence of the new coronavirus. A drop of more than 10% will be the fourth consecutive month.
Stock price rises by more than 250 yen Buy orders from the perspective of continuing monetary easing measures
The Tokyo stock market and Nikkei Stock Average on the 31st of the new week rose by more than 250 yen.
Business sentiment in China fell below the previous month for the first time in 3 months
China's manufacturing sentiment index this month fell slightly, falling below the previous month for the first time in three months. Although it is above the threshold level for economic judgment, improvement in business sentiment has slowed down.
Before the typhoon season, TEPCO rushes to blackout measures Received a large-scale blackout last year
Typhoon No. 15 last September caused a large-scale power outage in Chiba and other cities, and it took more than two weeks to recover, so before the full-fledged typhoon season, TEPCO quickly identified the damage. We are urgently taking countermeasures by increasing the number of drones to 300 to understand.
US Investor Buffett Announces Acquisition of 5% or More of Five Japanese Trading Companies
Announced that an investment company led by well-known American investor Warren Buffett has acquired more than 5% of the shares of five major Japanese trading companies such as Mitsubishi Corporation and ITOCHU Corporation through its subsidiary. Mr. Buffett's investment destination has always attracted interest in the United States, and future trends are noteworthy.
JR station and post office operate as one unit
A new form of integrated management has begun, in which a post office employee also works as a window at a JR station in Kamogawa City, Chiba Prefecture.
There is also a sense of caution that the yen exchange rate will rise
The Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 31st of the week, the yen exchange rate is rising.
Stock price increased by 400 yen or more
The Tokyo stock market and the Nikkei 225 stock price rose almost all over the 31st of the week, rising more than 400 yen.
Stock price increased by 400 yen or more
The Tokyo Stock Market and Nikkei Stock Average on the 31st of the week after a temporary rise of more than 400 yen. As Dow's average stock price rose in the New York market last weekend, there is a movement to buy back stocks that have fallen in price.
Trading starts when stock prices rise
At the beginning of the week, the Tokyo stock market and stock prices went up, and transactions started. Last weekend, Prime Minister Abe reportedly strengthened his intention to resign during the trading period, and sales orders expanded.
July industrial production index rose for the second consecutive month by 8.0% over the previous month
The industrial production index for the last month and July, which shows the production activity of companies, increased by 8.0% from the previous month for the second consecutive month, as the production of automobiles, which had been depressed by the new coronavirus, recovered. ..
Strengthening regulations on overseas transfer of advanced technology in China Possibility of delay in sale of TikTok business
The Chinese government has tightened restrictions on the transfer of cutting-edge technology overseas, while President Trump has ordered the sale of business in the United States over "TikTok," a video sharing app operated by a Chinese company. Since this includes technology such as AI = artificial intelligence that is also used in TikTok, there is a possibility that the sale of the business may be delayed.
Services such as cash deposit spread with convenience store ATM smartphone application
Services that allow customers to deposit and withdraw cash at ATMs at convenience stores using smartphone applications without using a cash card are spreading.
GDP next year's positive outlook is recovering slowly Private research company
Regarding the outlook for the Japanese economy, which has sharply deteriorated due to the spread of the new coronavirus, private research companies forecast that the GDP growth rate for the next fiscal year will return from the 2% level to the 4% level. However, recovery is slow, and there are many views that GDP will return to its original level after FY2022.
Dow average stock price 3 stocks swapped “IT-related gained more weight”
The stocks that make up the Dow Average stock price on the New York Stock Exchange will be swapped starting 31st. It is also pointed out that while IT giants such as Exxon Mobil were excluded, IT giants such as Salesforce.com were newly introduced, and IT-related companies became even more important in the US industry.