Yen exchange rate Movement to buy yen due to decline in US long-term interest rates In the latter half of the 109 yen range
In the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 8th, due to the decline in long-term interest rates in the United States, the movement to sell the dollar with the lowered interest rate and buy the yen became stronger, and the transaction was in the upper 109 yen range per dollar.
Heavy rain in the Chugoku region Affects delivery of courier services Factory suspension
Heavy rains are affecting the delivery of courier services in the Chugoku region.
Declaration of Tokyo and Okinawa GDP pushed down by about 500 billion yen to 1 trillion yen Estimated by 3 private companies
Regarding the impact of the fourth state of emergency declaration to Tokyo and the extension of the declaration in Okinawa Prefecture on the Japanese economy, three companies including private think tanks estimate that GDP = gross domestic product will be reduced from about 500 billion yen to 1 trillion yen. doing.
“Ammonia-fired power generation” Decarbonization Japanese operators collaborate with UAE companies
Toward decarbonization, there is an accelerating movement to utilize ammonia, which does not emit carbon dioxide even when burned, for power generation. Japanese power generation companies, JERA, etc. will collaborate with companies in the UAE = United Arab Emirates to produce and import ammonia and use it as fuel for domestic thermal power generation.
2025 "Osaka / Kansai Expo" Keidanren and Kansai business community cooperate
A round-table conference will be held in Osaka City where Keidanren executives and business owners from Kansai will exchange opinions on the future of the Kansai economy, and will work together toward the success of the 2025 "Osaka Kansai Expo". Matched with.
Rakuten Mobile Earthquake Early Warning mail "Fuchu" mistakenly sent to Tokyo due to difference
Rakuten Mobile, a mobile phone company, announced that it had a problem of mistakenly sending an emergency breaking news email to a user in Fuchu City, Tokyo, due to an evacuation order issued in some areas of Fuchu City, Hiroshima Prefecture due to heavy rain. Did.
June Economy Watchers Survey Index improved for the first time in 3 months Cabinet Office
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 June exceeded May by 9.5 points and improved for the first time in three months. The investigation was conducted at the time when the state of emergency issued in Tokyo and Osaka was lifted, reflecting the movement to extend the business hours of stores.
Stock price decline Tokyo's fourth "declaration" spreads caution about economic slowdown
Stock prices fell on the Tokyo stock market on the 8th.
Mazda Headquarters Factory and Hofu Factory shut down on 8th Record heavy rain impact
In the midst of record heavy rains in various parts of the Chugoku region, Mazda had already suspended operations at its headquarters factory in Hiroshima prefecture and Hofu factory in Yamaguchi prefecture on the 8th to ensure employee safety. It means that the night shift will also be cancelled. We also issued a notice to prevent employees who work outside the factory, such as the head office, from going to work, such as by switching to working from home. The operation after the 9th will be decided based on the future rain situation.
Chairman Watami Watami "Request to stop serving alcoholic beverages thoroughly at all restaurants"
Miki Watanabe, chairman of the food and beverage chain giant Watami, said during a meeting on the company's strategy that the government would request the suspension of the provision of alcoholic beverages regarding the fourth state of emergency being declared for Tokyo. We called for strengthening efforts to ensure thorough implementation at all restaurants.
"Smartphone app market monopoly" Google sued 36 states in the United States, etc.
Judiciaries in 36 states and the capital Washington of the United States said on the 7th that the US IT giant Google has monopolized the application market for smartphones and hindered free competition. I filed a lawsuit on suspicion of violation. Google argues that it is "open compared to other mechanisms."
Suspended window operations at 65 post offices in the Chugoku region
Due to heavy rain, Japan Post has suspended window operations at 65 post offices in the Chugoku region.
"Impression that a disaster is occurring in Atami City as a whole" Mayor Concerns about impact on tourism
Mayor Sakae Saito of Atami City, Shizuoka Prefecture, said at a press conference on the morning of the 8th that there were a series of cancellations at accommodation facilities in the city after the debris flow. I have the impression that a disaster is occurring throughout Atami City, "he said, expressing concern about the impact on tourism. In addition, during the press conference, a city official reported that people with underlying illness were being taken to the hospital every day due to poor physical condition at a hotel in the city where the victims were evacuated. The city will make efforts to manage the physical condition of the evacuated people by patrolling teams such as doctors and public health nurses.
May's current account surplus of 1,979.7 billion yen, up 911.2 billion yen from the previous year
According to the balance of payments statistics released by the Ministry of Finance, the current account balance in May was a surplus of 1,979.7 billion yen, showing how much Japan earned through trade and investment with foreign countries. Due to the increase in exports, the surplus amount increased by 911.2 billion yen from the same month last year.