Proceedings over the game "White Cat Project" Nintendo and COLOPL Settlement
COLOPL will pay 3.3 billion yen in a trial seeking damages from COLOPL, which developed the game, for infringement of patent rights by major game maker Nintendo over the popular game "White Cat Project" for smartphones. Reconciled with.
Approximately 17 billion yen illegal remittance from an account in the name of Sony Life's overseas subsidiary
Life insurance company Sony Life has revealed that approximately 17 billion yen has been illegally remitted from a bank account in the name of an overseas subsidiary. We have filed a criminal complaint with the Metropolitan Police Department and are proceeding with an internal investigation, but we have said that it will not affect insurance payments.
Obtained substantial approval from the draft council of the "Basic Energy Plan" Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has put together a draft of the national energy policy "Basic Energy Plan", such as setting the ratio of renewable energy in 2030 to "36% to 38%", and obtained substantial approval from the council.
Sony Group Financial Results for April-June Record High Nesting Music Distribution
The Sony Group's financial results from April to June reached record highs for both sales and main business profits, as sales of music distribution were strong due to so-called nesting demand. As demand continues, we have revised our earnings outlook for the current fiscal year upward.
Yen exchange rate rises slightly and dollars are sold with a sense of caution about the delay in normalization of the world economy
On the 4th, the yen exchange rate rose slightly in the Tokyo foreign exchange market.
Hitachi French company to acquire railway business Aiming to strengthen next-generation transportation services
Hitachi, Ltd. announced that it will acquire a signal business for railways from a major French electronic equipment manufacturer in order to strengthen its railway business overseas. The purchase price is expected to be more than 200 billion yen, and it is said that it will focus on next-generation transportation service = MaaS.
Stock price decline Concerns about the future of the economy due to the re-expansion of infection
Stock prices fell on the Tokyo stock market on the 4th.
Gasoline retail price drops for the first time in 9 weeks National average 1 liter 158.2 yen
The retail price of regular gasoline, which has been rising for almost two months, has turned down for the first time in nine weeks. This is due to the fact that the rise in crude oil prices has been stopped.
Toyota Settlement from April to June Final profit 897.8 billion yen Record high
As announced by Toyota Motor Corporation, the financial results of the entire group from April to June reached record highs for both sales and final profit. In addition to increasing sales in the United States and China, where the economy is recovering steadily, the effects of semiconductor shortages have been suppressed, and the recovery is clear, exceeding the level before the spread of infection.
NY foreign exchange market Yen exchange rate rises to the upper 108 yen level for the first time in 2 months
In the New York foreign exchange market on the 3rd, the dollar was sold and the yen was bought against the backdrop of the decline in long-term interest rates in the United States, and the yen exchange rate temporarily rose to the upper 108 yen level for the first time in about two months. ..
Power generation as of 2030 Overall cost of solar power is high Estimated by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has shown a trial calculation of the total cost of power generation as of 2030 in line with the basic energy plan. The cost of solar power generation will increase if factors such as responding to changes in the weather are added.