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Economic news(2021/01/08)


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U.S. December employment statistics Decrease in employment for the first time in 8 months Employment environment continues to be severe

2021-01-08 23:46:00
Last month's employment data for the United States was released, and non-farm payrolls fell for the first time in eight months. It has been shown that the employment environment in the United States is still in a difficult situation due to the re-expansion of the new coronavirus infection.

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Automakers cut domestic production one after another Impact of shortage of semiconductors

2021-01-08 23:00:00
Automakers have decided to reduce domestic production one after another. Due to the global shortage of semiconductors, procurement is becoming difficult, and there are concerns that the impact will be prolonged.

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Inappropriate response by acquiring US third-party certification such as Kyocera chemical materials

2021-01-08 21:42:00
Kyocera, a major electronic component manufacturer, revealed that there was an inappropriate response to submit different samples when obtaining certification from a third-party organization in the United States for six products such as chemical materials used in semiconductor products. Did.

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20 "Mitsubishi Space Jets" Contract Canceled First after reduction of development

2021-01-08 20:03:00
"Mitsubishi Aircraft" has announced that the contract for 20 domestically produced passenger jets, "Mitsubishi Space Jet," has been canceled with an American leasing company. This will be the first contract cancellation since the decision to significantly reduce the development system of Mitsubishi Space Jet.

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Electricity usage rate in some areas 99% Severe electricity supply and demand due to cold weather

2021-01-08 19:50:00
Due to the cold weather, electricity demand has increased for eight days, and the supply and demand of electricity has become severe, with usage rates rising to 99% in some areas. Electric power companies are striving to secure a stable supply by increasing the operating rate of thermal power plants and accommodating electric power.

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Call attention to fake emails of "special benefits" benefits from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

2021-01-08 19:33:00
From the evening of the 7th, when the state of emergency was declared, it was confirmed that fake e-mails regarding the benefits of "special benefits" for the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications were circulating, and the Japan Cybercrime Control Center is calling attention.

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State of emergency 1 Tokyo 3 prefectures Change business hours at restaurants and commercial facilities (8th)

2021-01-08 19:00:00
In response to the state of emergency being declared in 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures, some commercial facilities such as restaurants and department stores have changed or decided to change their business hours.

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State of emergency Declaration of Shinkansen and empty flights Reduction of the number of flights and addition of reduced flights one after another

2021-01-08 18:49:00
Following the declaration of an emergency in one of the three prefectures in the Tokyo metropolitan area, JR Tokai announced that it would reduce the number of Tokaido Shinkansen lines by about 10% from the 18th of this month to the end of February. It was the temporary train that was canceled, and the regular train will continue to operate. With this, the average number of trains per day was 345, but now it is 309, and the number of trains per hour is about 4 to 6 for Nozomi, 2 for Hikari, and 2 to 3 for Kodama. It means that it will be.

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Kyushu Electric Power Increases demand for electric power due to cold waves Requests for flexibility from other companies

2021-01-08 18:43:00
Due to the influence of the cold wave, the demand for electricity such as heating will increase within the jurisdiction of Kyushu Electric Power, and on the night of the 8th, there is a risk that it will exceed the supply capacity of the electric power company. For this reason, we are requesting other electric power companies to receive electric power interchange, and we are also calling on the citizens of the prefecture and businesses to cooperate.

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Honda's semiconductor shortage reduces car production by about 4000 units

2021-01-08 18:34:00
Honda has found this month that it will reduce domestic car production by about 4,000. The global shortage of semiconductors has made it difficult to procure for automobiles, which could have an impact on other automakers.

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Yen exchange rate temporarily dropped to 104 yen due to rising US long-term interest rates

2021-01-08 18:27:00
In the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 8th, the dollar was bought due to the rise in long-term interest rates in the United States, and the yen exchange rate temporarily dropped to 104 yen per dollar.

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Even though the demand for electricity has increased significantly due to the cold weather

2021-01-08 18:12:00
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kajiyama acknowledged that the supply and demand situation of electricity is in a very difficult situation, regarding the fact that the demand for electricity is increasing significantly in various places due to the severe cold weather. However, it is said that it does not anticipate a request for power saving at this time.

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Japan Post Bank "mijica" announced to end next year Presidents and others to return part of compensation

2021-01-08 17:56:00
Japan Post Bank announced last year that it will end the service of "mijica", a debit card and prepaid card that has been fraudulently withdrawn from savings, next year.

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State of emergency 1 Tokyo 3 prefectures Change business hours at restaurants and commercial facilities (8th)

2021-01-08 16:52:00
In response to the declaration of emergency in 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures, some commercial facilities such as restaurants and department stores have changed or decided to change their business hours.

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Last November, the economic index deteriorated for the first time in 6 months, but the economic judgment remained unchanged

2021-01-08 16:49:00
The index of business conditions released by the Cabinet Office in November last year, which shows the current state of the economy, deteriorated for the first time in six months. The economic judgment mechanically derived from the movement of the index was "stopped down" and remained unchanged.

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Electricity usage rate 99% in the morning in some areas Electricity supply and demand is severe due to cold weather

2021-01-08 16:43:00
Due to the cold weather, electricity demand has increased for eight days, and in some areas, the supply and demand of electricity has become severe, with the usage rate rising to 99% in the morning. Electric power companies are striving to ensure a stable supply by increasing the operating rate of thermal power plants and accommodating electric power.

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Nikkei Stock Average closing price 648 yen higher, 28,139 yen, the highest price in about 30 years and 5 months

2021-01-08 16:40:00
The Nikkei Stock Average on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 8th rose by more than 600 yen, rising to the 28,000 yen level for the first time in about 30 years and 5 months. Buy orders were gathered for a wide range of stocks in anticipation of the realization of large-scale economic measures after the inauguration of the new Biden administration in the United States.

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Tokyo Disneyland closing time 7:00 pm Advance from 12th

2021-01-08 16:07:00
Following the state of emergency, the closing hours of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea will be moved up to 7:00 pm from the 12th to the 7th of next month.

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Honda's "N-BOX", the best-selling car in Japan last year, topped for 4 consecutive years

2021-01-08 15:29:00
Last year, the best-selling car in Japan was Honda's mini car "N-BOX," which topped the list for four consecutive years.

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"Expansion of infection by orders of magnitude" Request to promote telework to three economic groups Minister Nishimura

2021-01-08 14:06:00
In response to the state of emergency targeting Tokyo and other three prefectures, Nishimura, the minister in charge of economic revitalization, pointed out in a video conference with three economic organizations that "the infection has spread by orders of magnitude compared to last spring." , Requested refraining from going out and promoting telework.

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Nikkei Stock Average also rises in the afternoon 28,000 yen level for the first time in about 30 years and 5 months

2021-01-08 13:27:00
The Nikkei Stock Average on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 8th rose by more than 500 yen in the afternoon, and during the trading hours, it rose to the 28,000 yen level for the first time in about 30 years and 5 months since August 1990. Since the Democratic Party has taken the initiative in both the House of Representatives and the House of Representatives of the United States, many stocks have been ordered to buy from the expectation that large-scale economic measures will be realized after the inauguration of the new Biden administration.

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Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Aso Watching the impact of the state of emergency on the Japanese economy

2021-01-08 13:17:00
At a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Aso expressed his intention to pay close attention to the impact of this state of emergency on the Japanese economy.

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Electricity usage rate 99% in some areas Electricity supply and demand is severe due to cold weather

2021-01-08 13:05:00
Due to the cold weather, electricity demand has increased for eight days, and in some areas, the supply and demand of electricity has become severe, with the usage rate rising to 99% in the morning. Electric power companies are striving to ensure a stable supply by increasing the operating rate of thermal power plants and accommodating electric power.

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Nikkei Stock Average rises 475 yen in the morning following the highest price update in NY

2021-01-08 12:42:00
On the 8th, the Nikkei Stock Average has risen by more than 400 yen in the hope that large-scale economic measures will be realized in the United States.

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Yen exchange rate drops to 104 yen due to rising US long-term interest rates

2021-01-08 12:09:00
The dollar was bought due to the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 8th and the rise in long-term interest rates in the United States, and the yen exchange rate temporarily dropped to 104 yen per dollar.

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"Expansion of infection by orders of magnitude" Request to promote telework to three economic groups Minister Nishimura

2021-01-08 12:01:00
In response to the state of emergency targeting Tokyo and other three prefectures, Nishimura, the minister in charge of economic revitalization, pointed out in a video conference with three economic organizations that "the infection has spread by orders of magnitude compared to last spring." , Requested refraining from going out and promoting telework.

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Electric power supply and demand in Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.

2021-01-08 11:14:00
As the minimum temperature is below freezing and the demand for heating is increasing in various places, the electricity usage rate within the Kansai Electric Power Company's jurisdiction reached 95% on the morning of the 8th, and the supply and demand situation continues to be severe.

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Consumption spending increased for 2 consecutive months due to “needing demand” November last year

2021-01-08 10:56:00
The amount spent by two or more households last November increased by 1.1% over the same month of the previous year, increasing for the second straight month. This is because the new coronavirus has increased spending related to so-called "needing demand" such as foodstuffs and utility bills.

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Yen exchange rate drops somewhat

2021-01-08 10:32:00
On the 8th, the Tokyo foreign exchange market, the yen exchange rate has fallen somewhat against the dollar. Market officials said, "The move to sell the yen and buy the dollar is predominant in response to the rise in long-term interest rates in the United States from the view that the next administration of Biden in the United States has become easier to mobilize public finances with the issuance of government bonds. It has become. "

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Nikkei Stock Average temporarily increased by 400 yen or more, receiving the highest price update in NY

2021-01-08 10:26:00
The Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Nikkei Stock Average on the 8th have risen by more than 400 yen. Market officials said, "In response to the trend that the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached its highest level in the New York market on the 7th due to expectations for economic measures after the inauguration of the new US administration, the Tokyo market also bought mainly semiconductor-related stocks. Orders are increasing. "

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New York Stock Market Dow Jones Industrial Average Highest Update

2021-01-08 07:12:00
In the New York stock market on the 7th, the election of President-elect Biden was officially confirmed, and expectations spread that the Democratic Party would take the initiative in the parliament and proceed with economic measures, etc., and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new high. ..

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Power supply and demand is expected to become tight. First instruction to operate at maximum output

2021-01-08 04:16:00
As the use of heating is increasing in various places due to the influence of the cold, the supply and demand of electricity is expected to be severe on the 8th. For the first time, an organization that regulates the supply and demand of electric power nationwide has issued instructions to power generation companies in the Tokyo metropolitan area and Kansai to operate at maximum output, and electric power companies are trying to secure a stable supply.

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Izakaya, which is closed due to a short time request, cannot be expected to attract customers by 8 pm

2021-01-08 04:01:00
Following the government's state of emergency for one metropolitan area and three prefectures, it was judged that some izakaya chains in Tokyo would be unable to operate after 8:00 pm, which is expected to attract customers, which would affect management. However, some stores have decided to close.

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Emergency Declaration Major courier companies continue to operate as usual

2021-01-08 03:59:00
While an urgent declaration of countermeasures against the new coronavirus was issued in 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures, major courier companies such as "Yamato Transport", "Sagawa Express" and "Japan Post" are taking measures to prevent infection of employees. After thorough implementation, we will continue the delivery business as usual.

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