Unusual bonus response that exceeds Sony union demands First in 20 years
In labor negotiations this spring, Sony replied that the bonus performance salary would be seven months' worth of basic salary. This is an unusual response that exceeds the demands of the labor union and reflects the strong performance of the business.
Yen exchange rate rises slightly
On the 24th, the yen exchange rate rose slightly against the dollar in the Tokyo foreign exchange market.
Japan Post Insurance Inappropriate Sales Problem Disposal of over 3,300 people to resume business from next month
The Japan Post Group has officially announced that it has disposed of 1,300 new people due to improper sales of Japan Post Insurance, and that the total number of in-house dispositions due to a series of problems has exceeded 3,300. All 13 branch offices of Japan Post nationwide will be replaced, the system will be renewed, and insurance business will resume from next month.
Toyota and Isuzu capital tie-up Hino Motors and three companies to accelerate electrification
Toyota Motor Corporation and truck maker Isuzu Motors have decided to acquire shares and form a capital tie-up with each other. The three companies, including Hino Motors of the Toyota Group, aim to accelerate the spread of electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles that run on hydrogen, centering on light-duty trucks.
Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda “Pay attention to financial system stability” due to prolonged monetary easing measures
While it has been pointed out that the BOJ's negative interest rate policy will lead to worsening profits of regional banks, Governor Kuroda said at the House of Councilors Budget Committee that the financial system will stabilize in anticipation of a longer period of large-scale monetary easing measures. I showed the idea that I would like to pay more attention to.
Japan Post will resume business activities from next month for the first time in 1 year and 9 months due to Japan Post Insurance
The Japan Post Group has officially announced that it will resume its sales activities, which it had refrained from due to the improper sales of Japan Post Insurance, from next month. Sales resumed in about one year and nine months the first time, and it was just about half a year from the start of apology pilgrimage toward restoring confidence, build relationships of trust with customers through the "operating activities from the fact that with the prospect also in-house disposal We will also visit new customers, saying, "We will shift to a new sales stance."
Stock price temporarily dropped by more than 600 yen Concerns about the future of the economy due to the re-expansion of infection in Europe
On the 24th, the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Nikkei Stock Average temporarily dropped by more than 600 yen from the closing price on the 23rd. This is because the outbreak of the new coronavirus has spread again in Europe, raising concerns about the future of the economy.
Average retail price of gasoline rises for 17 consecutive weeks Reflects the rise in crude oil prices
The national average retail price of regular gasoline this week was 149.7 yen per liter, rising for the 17th consecutive week. This is because crude oil prices have risen due to expectations for a recovery in the global economy due to the spread of the new coronavirus vaccine.
Toyota Motor and Isuzu Motors to enter into capital tie-up Mutual acquisition of shares
Toyota Motor Corporation and truck maker Isuzu Motors Ltd. announced that they will acquire shares and form a capital alliance with each other.
Nikkei Stock Average Temporarily drops by 600 yen or more
The Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 24th received a series of sell orders even in the afternoon, and the Nikkei Stock Average has fallen by more than 600 yen from the closing price on the 23rd. As the outbreak of the new coronavirus spreads again, especially in Europe, there is widespread belief that the resumption of economic activity will be delayed, and sales orders are spreading to a wide range of stocks.
Nikkei Stock Average Drops by 500 Yen or More Concerned about Re-Expansion of European Corona Infection
On the 24th, the Tokyo Stock Exchange has seen a swelling of sell orders since the start of the transaction, and the Nikkei Stock Average has fallen by more than 500 yen compared to the closing price on the previous day.
Yen exchange rate Slight price increase
The yen exchange rate on the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 24th has risen slightly against the dollar. Market officials said, "There is growing concern that the outbreak of the new coronavirus will re-emerge in Europe and delay the recovery of the economy worldwide. Investors are becoming more willing to avoid risks and are relatively risky. There is a movement to buy yen, which is said to be low. "
Japan Post Insurance improper sales problem Disposal to over 3000 people All branch presidents will be replaced
Due to the improper sales of Japan Post Insurance, the Japan Post Group has newly disposed of 1,300 people, and it has been found that the total number of internal disposals due to a series of problems has exceeded 3,000. In addition, we plan to replace all 13 branch offices of Japan Post nationwide, renew the system, and resume insurance business from next month.
Bank of Japan January Monetary Policy Meeting "ETFs Operate Sharply" Opinion
The Bank of Japan has released the minutes of the monetary policy meeting held in January this year. In the debate over the "inspection" of monetary easing measures, there was an opinion that "more elastic and sharp management is important" for the purchase of ETFs = exchange-traded funds made by collecting multiple stocks.
Nikkei Stock Average Temporarily drops by 500 yen or more
In the Tokyo stock market on the 24th, sell orders have swelled since the start of the transaction, and the Nikkei Stock Average has fallen by more than 500 yen from the closing price on the 23rd. As the infection of the new coronavirus spreads again, especially in Europe, there is widespread belief that the resumption of economic activity will be delayed, and sales orders are spreading to a wide range of stocks.
US Intel invests 2 trillion yen to increase semiconductor production Construction of new factory in Arizona
As the global semiconductor shortage continues, Intel, the world's largest semiconductor maker, has made a huge investment and announced that it will invest 20 billion dollars and 2.16 trillion yen in Japanese yen to increase semiconductor production. did.
Grain and sugar prices rise globally due to unseasonable weather and rising demand in China
Food prices such as grains and sugar are rising worldwide. While demand is rising in China, there are concerns about supply shortages due to unseasonable weather in producing countries, which has led to higher prices for cooking oil and sugar in Japan as well.
Revision of LINE personal information protection guidelines and strengthening of data management system Urgent improvement
The communication app LINE had a problem that made it possible to access user's personal information from China, and it was decided to hurry to improve it because the explanation was insufficient. After completely blocking access from China, we will revise the guidelines for personal information protection shown to users and specify the names and purposes of countries where data may be transferred.
Shopping experience service in the virtual space of a department store Tokyo Shinjuku
While sales at department store stores have fallen sharply due to the impact of the new coronavirus, department stores in Tokyo and Shinjuku have decided to start a full-scale service that allows customers to experience shopping at stores that reproduce VR = virtual reality. The aim is to convey the appeal of stores and products to younger generations and local consumers, which will lead to the acquisition of new customers.
Motor show in Thailand from 24th Chinese manufacturer offensive with EV
The exhibition of the motor show was unveiled in Thailand, where the share of Japanese cars accounts for about 90%, and a major Chinese manufacturer newly entering the market announced EV = electric vehicle. In the global EV shift, Chinese manufacturers are also attacking in Southeast Asia.