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Economic news(2021/06/08)


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Website failures around the world A series of impacts in Japan

2021-06-08 23:23:00
According to Reuters, on the night of the 8th of Japan time, websites such as major Western media were temporarily unavailable for viewing.

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Bank of Japan Vice Governor emphasizes support for abolishing interest rate indicators in London market

2021-06-08 22:51:00
The international interest rate index of the London market, which has been used in various financial transactions such as bank loans, has been abolished, and the response of Japanese financial institutions has become an issue. The Bank of Japan's Vice President Amemiya emphasized the policy of helping financial institutions take over transactions smoothly with alternative interest rate indicators.

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Website failures around the world A series of impacts in Japan

2021-06-08 21:35:00
According to Reuters, on the night of the 8th of Japan time, websites such as major Western media were temporarily unavailable for viewing.

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U.S. advanced technology supply chain strengthening plan to compete with China

2021-06-08 19:07:00
The Biden administration in the United States has revealed concrete plans to strengthen the supply network of advanced technologies that are directly linked to security, the so-called supply chain. In response to China, which is promoting industrial development under the initiative of the state, it plans to invest national funds in the semiconductor field and strengthen production together with allies such as Japan.

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Post office stamp fraudulent cashing, branch presidents at the time, voluntary remuneration refund and salary reduction

2021-06-08 19:00:00
As for Japan Post, there were a series of fraudulent cases of taking out stamps and cashing them at post offices in Tokyo and Osaka, so two people, including the Tokyo branch president at that time, voluntarily returned 30% of the executive compensation for two months. It was revealed that the three people in charge of the branch office at that time had been reduced in salary.

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Electric vehicle charging station Installed on the side of the road Verification of convenience Yokohama

2021-06-08 18:36:00
As the electrification of cars accelerates, an experiment to explore convenience and demand by installing a charging station on the side of the road, which is indispensable for the spread of EV = electric vehicles, began in Yokohama City on the 8th.

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Global semiconductor market “over 55 trillion yen” significantly expanded from last year

2021-06-08 18:28:00
Regarding semiconductors, which are in high demand worldwide, the institutions to which manufacturers are affiliated predict that the global semiconductor market will expand by more than 19% from last year as vaccination progresses and economic activity becomes more active. I summarized.

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Yen exchange rate Small price movements Slow transactions before the announcement of US consumer prices

2021-06-08 18:21:00
On the 8th, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate were modest.

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Order to suspend operations to SBI subsidiary "Solicitation with false explanation" Financial Services Agency

2021-06-08 18:11:00
The Financial Services Agency explained that some of the funds collected from investors in the name of business expenses such as solar power generation were not being used as planned over the subsidiary of SBI Holdings, a major online finance company. SBI's subsidiary was ordered to suspend all operations for a month, alleging that it was soliciting investors.

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May rain affects high prices such as cucumbers and lettuce

2021-06-08 18:08:00
Retail prices for major vegetables are higher than normal for cucumbers and lettuce due to unseasonable weather last month, in addition to potatoes, which continue to be high.

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“Workers' economic feeling” worsens for 2 consecutive months Impact of state of emergency

2021-06-08 16:26:00
According to the Economy Watchers Survey of the Cabinet Office, which asks workers how the economy is feeling, the index showing the current state of the economy in May fell by 1.0 points from the previous month. Due to the state of emergency, it has deteriorated for the second consecutive month.

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Stock prices fall slightly Stock prices fall in major Asian markets

2021-06-08 15:46:00
The Nikkei Stock Average fell slightly on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 8th.

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Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Some ATMs take in cards and passbooks Already restored

2021-06-08 15:40:00
On the 8th at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, it was found that some ATMs = automatic teller machines became unusable, and there were a series of troubles in which cash cards and passbooks were taken in.

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Bankruptcy in May 461 companies increased by 60% over the same month last year for the first time in 10 months

2021-06-08 15:18:00
In May, 461 companies went bankrupt nationwide, up 60% from the same month last year, up for the first time in 10 months. This time last year was a reaction to the low number of bankruptcies due to the delay in legal arrangements due to the state of emergency.

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New shopping mall opens with virtually zero CO2 emissions Saitama

2021-06-08 12:41:00
A new shopping mall has opened in Saitama Prefecture that uses renewable energy to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to virtually zero in both electricity and gas. As the government aims for zero greenhouse gas emissions, decarbonization efforts are becoming more active among commercial facilities.

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Yen exchange rate Small price movement

2021-06-08 12:28:00
On the 8th, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate have been modest.

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January-March GDP revised value upward revision to minus 3.9%

2021-06-08 10:46:00
The revised value of GDP = gross domestic product from January to March announced by the Cabinet Office on the 8th was a real growth rate of minus 3.9% when converted to an annual rate. It has been revised upward from the breaking news of minus 5.1% announced last month.

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Bank loan balance, average monthly average of 578 trillion yen in May, decreased for 2 consecutive months

2021-06-08 10:25:00
The balance of loans provided by banks and credit unions to businesses and individuals averaged over 578 trillion yen in the last month, down for the second straight month from the previous month. This is due to the fact that the company's additional demand for funds has once settled down.

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January-March GDP revised value revised upward to minus 3.9%

2021-06-08 09:03:00
As announced by the Cabinet Office on the 8th, the revised GDP = gross domestic product from January to March showed an annualized real growth rate of minus 3.9%. It has been revised upward from minus 5.1% of the preliminary figures announced in May. The GDP for the last year, which was announced at the same time, showed a real growth rate of minus 4.6% compared to the previous year, which was the same level as the preliminary figures.

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Approximately 29 billion yen fine for Google France Company preferential treatment with online advertising

2021-06-08 05:15:00
French regulators have announced that Google, a major IT company, will impose a fine of about 29 billion yen in Japanese yen for giving preferential treatment to its services over online advertising and hindering competition. Google has accepted the decision and says it will improve the way online advertising works.

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Japan's industry-academia-government organization collaborates with Finland to develop next-generation communication standards

2021-06-08 04:45:00
Japanese industry-academia-government organizations have collaborated with Finland's advanced projects to accelerate the development of next-generation communication standards such as 6G and Beyond 5G.

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U.S. Biden administration calls for investment expansion Domestic production and R & D preferential treatment

2021-06-08 04:33:00
The Biden administration in the United States will hold a meeting calling on domestic and foreign companies operating in the United States to expand investment, and the government will give preferential treatment to domestic production and R & D in order to counter China's development of state-led industries. Was launched.

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Amazon Bezos Next month to space with a proprietary rocket and spacecraft

2021-06-08 04:24:00
Jeff Bezos, the founder of IT giant Amazon, announced that he will go to space in July for the first manned space flight by a space development venture company he founded.

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