GDP of 19 euro area countries for the second consecutive quarter of negative growth
GDP = gross regional product of 19 euro area countries such as Germany and France increased by 0.6% from January to March compared to the previous three months, and the infection of the new coronavirus spread again. Due to the impact, it was the second consecutive quarter of negative growth.
Fines for Toyota China Does tightening on IT companies affect Japanese companies?
The Chinese government has announced that it has fined Toyota Motor Corporation for failing to follow the procedures required by the Antimonopoly Act when it established a joint venture with a Chinese IT company that provides ride-hailing services. Last month, mobile giant Softbank was similarly fined, affecting Japanese companies as the Chinese government tightened its squeeze on IT companies.
Star Flyer hit a record deficit of 10 billion yen in last year's financial results
The financial results of the airline "Star Flyer" headquartered in Kitakyushu City for one year until March showed a record deficit of 10 billion yen in final profit and loss.
Komatsu DoCoMo and other new companies to make efficient construction proposals with digital technology
Komatsu, a major construction machinery manufacturer, will establish a new company with major mobile phone companies such as NTT DoCoMo and Sony, and will start a new service that digitizes construction sites with the latest digital technology and proposes efficient work. I did.
Financial results of each securities company The number of accounts of the three major companies is increasing
The financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, which are all securities companies, are now available. While Daiwa Securities Group Inc. and SMBC Nikko Securities significantly increased their final profits, Nomura Holdings suffered a 29% decline due to losses associated with transactions with US clients.
Request for capital support from JTB Development Bank of Japan Utilizing government support measures
It has become clear that JTB, the largest travel industry, is considering requesting capital support in the form of having the Development Bank of Japan, a government-affiliated financial institution, take over "preferred stock." The aim is to strengthen the deteriorated financial base by utilizing the support measures newly established by the government as measures against the new corona.
Five major private railway companies in the Greater Tokyo area are in the final deficit due to the influence of the new corona
Of the major private railway companies in the Tokyo metropolitan area, the five companies that announced their financial results for the year ending March were all in the final deficit due to the effects of the new coronavirus.
JR West's largest ever deficit of 233.2 billion yen, annual financial results until the end of March
JR West announced that the impact of the new Corona has caused a significant drop in railway passengers, especially on the Shinkansen, and the final profit and loss for the year ending March was a record high of 233.2 billion yen.
Yen exchange rate Small price movements While buying dollars, buying yen
On the 30th, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate showed slight price movements.
Semiconductor Tokyo Electron Last year's operating income exceeded 320 billion yen, a record high
Tokyo Electron, the largest manufacturer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, posted a record high operating income of more than 320 billion yen last year, which indicates the profits of its main business. Growing global demand for semiconductors boosted sales of manufacturing equipment and boosted profits.
Tokyo Electron record high profit 35% increase to 320.6 billion yen
Tokyo Electron, the largest manufacturer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, posted a record high of 320.6 billion yen in operating income, which indicates the profits of its main business, by 35% over the previous year. Due to the global shortage of semiconductors and the increasing demand for semiconductors, sales of manufacturing equipment were strong and profits were boosted.
Bankruptcy due to the impact of the new corona Increased by 100 companies in more than two weeks to 1400 companies
The total number of companies that went bankrupt due to the effects of the new coronavirus has reached 1,400 since February last year. It has been confirmed that the number of companies has increased by 100 in the past two weeks, and the research company points out that "while personal consumption is declining due to the state of emergency, we need to be careful if the pace of increase will accelerate further."
China Business Confidence Index Declines Improvement Pace Slows Impact of Semiconductor Shortage, etc.
China's National Bureau of Statistics of China announced that the index showing the impression of the manufacturing industry's economy was 51.1 in April, 0.8 points lower than March, due to the effects of global semiconductor shortages and rising logistics costs. In China, GDP = gross domestic product from January to last month has reached a record high compared to the same period of the previous year, but the pace of improvement in business sentiment has slowed once.
Stock price decline Temporarily drops by nearly 300 yen, but profit-taking sell orders increase
On the 30th, the Nikkei Stock Average fell as the number of sell orders that once settled profits increased in the afternoon before the Golden Week holidays.
"Consumer attitude index" showing consumer sentiment fell for the first time in 3 months in April
The "Consumer Attitude Index" in April, which shows consumers' willingness to shop, fell 1.4 points from the previous month due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, falling for the first time in three months.
ANA's record-high deficit of 404.6 billion yen for the entire group's financial results for one year
ANA Holdings, a major aviation company, announced on the 30th that the group's overall financial results for the year ending March were the largest ever deficit of 404.6 billion yen. Due to the impact of the new coronavirus, the number of users on both international and domestic flights has dropped significantly.
Holiday cooperation fund for department stores, etc. To raise according to the number of tenants
Nishimura, the minister in charge of economic revitalization, has announced that he will raise the amount of cooperation money to be paid to department stores, etc. in response to a request for leave due to a state of emergency, depending on the number of tenants moving in.
Talks about selling the poorly managed Onkyo home AV business to Sharp and others
Onkyo, an audio maker that is expected to be delisted due to poor management, has announced that it is proceeding with discussions to sell its mainstay "home AV business" such as speakers and amplifiers to Sharp and others.
March mining and manufacturing production index rises for the first time in two months Automobile production rises sharply
The mining and industrial production index of last month and March, which shows the production activity of companies, exceeded the previous month for the first time in two months. The main factor was a significant increase in automobile production against the backdrop of increased overseas demand.
Panasonic TV in-house production to be significantly reduced To China TCL to outsource production
Panasonic has decided to significantly reduce its own production of TVs. The aim is to reduce the ratio of in-house production and increase profitability, such as by entering into final adjustments in the direction of tie-up with Chinese electronics giant TCL and outsourcing the production of small and medium-sized LCD TVs.
March mining and manufacturing production index rises for the first time in 2 months
The mining and industrial production index in March, which shows the production activity of companies, was 97.7 with 2015 as 100, up 2.2% from the previous month and rising for the first time in two months. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry maintained the keynote judgment that "production is picking up."
Effective job openings-to-applicants ratio in March 1.10 times New job openings to applicants decreased for 15 consecutive months
The active job openings-to-applicants ratio for March was 1.10, slightly higher than the previous month. The number of new job offers from companies has decreased for 15 consecutive months compared to the same month of the previous year, and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare expects that the number of new job offers will continue to decline, such as concerns about the impact of the third state of emergency. Will be done. "
US Amazon final profit more than tripled from the previous year Significant increase in sales and profit
Amazon, a major IT company in the United States, announced its financial results for the three months to March, and the use of online shopping continued to increase due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, so the final profit is more than three times that of the previous year. As a result, sales and profits increased significantly.
Aiming to raise profits by significantly increasing the handling of major airline international cargo
All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines, which are major airlines, are forced to reduce passenger flights, and are planning to significantly increase the handling of international cargo, whose demand is growing, to raise profits.