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Economic news(2021/03/08)


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To compile concrete measures for renewable energy and decarbonization at airports by the end of this year

2021-03-08 22:21:00
The first meeting of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's study group was held to discuss the utilization of renewable energy and decarbonization efforts at the airport, and concrete measures to reduce carbon dioxide emitted from the airport will be summarized by the end of this year. ..

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Sumitomo Mitsui FG More than 110,000 customer information Now available to third parties

2021-03-08 21:06:00
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group announced that the information of more than 110,000 customers, including SMBC Trust Bank and SMBC Nikko Securities, has been available to third parties for several years. It is said that the information of up to 150 customers was actually accessed, but it is not illegally used.

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"All new car sales will be electric cars by 2035" National study group first meeting

2021-03-08 20:53:00
Discussions by experts have begun to discuss issues and support measures toward the realization of the goal of turning all new passenger car sales in Japan into electric vehicles by 2035.

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Prime Minister Suga “Entertainment issues of Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Mr. Taniwaki and others need sufficient investigation”

2021-03-08 20:47:00
Regarding the issue that the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, Mr. Taniwaki, was receiving entertainment from the president of NTT, Prime Minister Suga expressed at the House of Councilors Budget Committee that the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications needs to conduct a thorough investigation. So, from the standpoint of shareholders, the government also expressed its intention to request NTT to take necessary measures such as compliance.

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Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan Long-term interest rate fluctuation range "Maybe we can move up and down more"

2021-03-08 19:20:00
In his speech, the Bank of Japan's Vice-Governor Amemiya commented on the fluctuation range of long-term interest rates, which is drawing attention in the "inspection" of monetary easing measures scheduled to be announced next week. Isn't it good? " The Bank of Japan is currently tolerating fluctuations in interest rates of around plus or minus 0.2%, and the discussion on expanding the range of fluctuations in interest rates is likely to be one of the focal points of the "inspection."

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Keidanren 2050 New proposal to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions

2021-03-08 19:04:00
Keidanren has officially announced a new recommendation that multiple options should be given for power source mix to achieve the government's goal of zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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Economic status index February rose 10.1 points month-on-month, improving for the first time in 4 months

2021-03-08 18:22:00
According to a survey by the Cabinet Office, which asks workers how the economy is feeling, the index showing the current state of the economy in February increased by 10.1 points from the previous month to 41.3. The number of people infected with the new coronavirus has been declining, which has improved for the first time in four months.

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Deputy General Affairs Deputy Director Taniwaki of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has been virtually replaced.

2021-03-08 18:20:00
Regarding Mr. Taniwaki, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, who was disciplined for entertainment issues from satellite broadcasting related companies, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications confirmed that he was having dinner with the presidents of NTT in an investigation by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Announced that it was transferred to the Minister's Secretariat because it is highly likely that it violated the Code of Ethics. It seems to be a de facto replacement.

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Yen exchange rate Small price movement

2021-03-08 18:19:00
On the 8th, the yen exchange rate on the Tokyo foreign exchange market showed a slight movement against the dollar.

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Seven unofficial appointments including DeNA Tomoko Namba as Vice Chairman of Keidanren

2021-03-08 18:18:00
Keidanren announced that it has announced the appointment of seven vice chairmen, including the appointment of Tomoko Namba, chairman of IT giant DeNA, as the new vice chairman. For the first time as Keidanren, a female vice chairman will be appointed.

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Business succession of Tohokushinsha in violation of foreign capital regulations “Needs to be dealt with” Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

2021-03-08 17:53:00
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has taken some action as an administration regarding the fact that the satellite broadcasting related company "Tohoku Shinsha", which was entertaining executives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, had inherited the satellite broadcasting business to a subsidiary in a state of violating foreign capital regulations. He expressed the view that it was necessary.

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"Watami" Chairman "Review of time saving request" by re-extending the "declaration" in the Greater Tokyo area

2021-03-08 17:21:00
Miki Watanabe, chairman of the izakaya chain giant Watami, pointed out that the government's decision was late regarding the extension of the state of emergency in the metropolitan area's 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures, and said that it would be until 8:00 pm. He said that the request for shortening business hours should be reviewed according to the actual situation of infection and the size of the store.

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New area of ​​USJ "Mario" to open on 18th 8 months behind original plan

2021-03-08 16:52:00
Universal Studios Japan, a theme park in Osaka, announced that it will open a new area with the theme of "Mario", which has been postponed due to the influence of the new coronavirus, on the 18th of this month. It will open about eight months later than originally planned.

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Why was the Kanagawa department store, which was once announced to be closed, reopened?

2021-03-08 16:35:00
Department stores in rural areas and suburbs are closing one after another nationwide due to population decline and intensifying competition with specialty stores and online shopping. Under these circumstances, a department store in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture, announced that it would close last year, but in response to a series of calls from local customers to continue, the number of employees and the scale of the store were reduced. Business has resumed.

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The number of bankruptcies in February was 442, falling below the same month last year for 7 consecutive months.

2021-03-08 16:25:00
The number of companies that went bankrupt nationwide in February was 442, down 30% from the same month last year.

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January Business Conditions Index Rise for the First Time in 3 Months Economic Judgment "Upward Phase Change"

2021-03-08 15:58:00
As for the index of business conditions in January, the index showing the current state of the economy increased by 3.5 points compared to the previous month. The index has risen for the first time in three months, and the mechanically-guided economic judgment has been raised from the previous "stopping down" to "upward phase change."

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Meeting between NTT presidents and executives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications To investigate the facts in detail

2021-03-08 15:54:00
NTT plans to investigate the facts of the dinner in detail after it was pointed out that the dinner between the president and other executives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications was entertainment that violated the ethical rules of national government employees.

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Economic status index February rose 10.1 points month-on-month, improving for the first time in 4 months

2021-03-08 15:44:00
According to the Economy Watchers Survey of the Cabinet Office, which asks workers about the economic situation, the index showing the current state of the economy last month increased by 10.1 points from the previous month to 41.3. The index has improved for the first time in four months, and the Cabinet Office says, "Although the economy remains severe due to the effects of the new coronavirus, there are signs of recovery."

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Nikkei Stock Average In the afternoon, the stock price in the Asian market begins to fall.

2021-03-08 15:39:00
On the 8th of the week, the Tokyo stock market saw more sell orders and lower stock prices in the afternoon.

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The number of people in Shibuya, which is the extension of the state of emergency, is conspicuous.

2021-03-08 14:24:00
The number of people on Sundays on the 7th of the Tokyo metropolitan area, where the state of emergency was extended, has increased compared to the average for the previous four weeks, and the increase in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo is particularly noticeable. ..

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January Business Conditions Index Rise for the First Time in 3 Months Economic Judgment "Upward Phase Change"

2021-03-08 14:14:00
As for the index of business conditions in January announced by the Cabinet Office, the index showing the current state of the economy increased by 3.5 points compared to the previous month. The index has risen for the first time in three months, and the mechanically-guided economic judgment has been revised from the previous "stop down" to "upward phase change."

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ATM troubles one after another Mizuho Bank "Important to prevent recurrence" Chief Cabinet Secretary

2021-03-08 13:58:00
Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato said that he had trouble with some ATMs = automatic teller machines at Mizuho Bank on the 7th. I asked you to work on it.

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Stock price starts to fall in the afternoon

2021-03-08 13:42:00
On the 8th of the week, the Nikkei Stock Average on the Tokyo Stock Exchange began to decline in the afternoon.

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Yen exchange rate Small price movement

2021-03-08 12:16:00
The yen exchange rate on the 8th of the week in the Tokyo foreign exchange market has been modest.

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Stock price rises slightly

2021-03-08 12:16:00
In the Tokyo stock market on the 8th of the week, stock prices have risen slightly.

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Banks and credit unions Personal loans reached a record high of 578 trillion yen February loans

2021-03-08 11:35:00
The balance of loans to businesses and individuals by banks and credit unions reached a record high of over 578 trillion yen last month. Due to the state of emergency, some industries, such as the restaurant industry, have borrowed additional funds and are still at a high level.

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January current account surplus of 646.8 billion yen contracted for the first time in 5 months, down 2.3% year-on-year

2021-03-08 11:27:00
The current account balance in January was a surplus of 646.8 billion yen, showing how much Japan earned through trade and investment with foreign countries. The surplus decreased for the first time in five months due to a decrease in dividends and interest received by companies from overseas.

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Deputy General Affairs Deputy Director Taniwaki of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has been virtually replaced.

2021-03-08 10:52:00
Regarding Mr. Taniwaki, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, who was disciplined for entertainment issues from satellite broadcasting related companies, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications confirmed that he was having dinner with the presidents of NTT in an investigation by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Announced that it was transferred to the Minister's Secretariat because it is highly likely that it violated the Code of Ethics. It seems to be a de facto replacement.

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Deputy General Affairs Deputy Director Taniwaki of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has been virtually replaced.

2021-03-08 10:22:00
Regarding Mr. Taniwaki, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, who was disciplined for entertainment issues from satellite broadcasting related companies, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications confirmed that he was having dinner with the presidents of NTT in an investigation by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Announced that it was transferred to the Minister's Secretariat because it is highly likely that it violated the Code of Ethics. It seems to be a de facto replacement.

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January current account surplus of 646.8 billion yen fell below the same month last year for the first time in 5 months

2021-03-08 09:03:00
According to the balance of payments statistics released by the Ministry of Finance, the current account balance in January was a surplus of 646.8 billion yen, showing how much Japan earned through trade and investment with foreign countries. The surplus amount decreased by 15 billion yen from the same month of the previous year. It is the first time in five months that the surplus has fallen below the same month of the previous year.

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Aviation companies are expanding the movement to secure users by providing cheap PCR test services

2021-03-08 04:25:00
With the prospect of convergence of the new coronavirus uncertain, there is a growing movement among airlines that have been severely hit to secure users by providing services that allow them to receive PCR tests at a low price. I am.

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