Okinawa Yamaguchi Hiroshima "prevention of spread" From the 9th, the response of major restaurants
This is a response from a major restaurant company, as priority measures such as prevention of spread have been applied to the three prefectures of Okinawa, Yamaguchi, and Hiroshima from the 9th.
"Dollar shortage" on the back [Economic reporter column]
The Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 4th when the first transaction was made this year. The yen depreciated rapidly, reaching the level of depreciation for the first time in about five years. From the view that the interest rate differential between Japan and the United States will widen, the yen has been depreciating recently, but in fact, other factors have been pointed out. That is "dollar shortage". What does it mean to run out of dollars? (Hiroshi Nakazawa, Reporter, Ministry of Economic Affairs)
Yen exchange rate Small price movements Bond market Long-term interest rate rise level for the first time in 10 months
On the 7th, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate have been modest.
Sales of some McDonald's potato products will be suspended again from 9th
McDonald's Japan, a major hamburger chain, announced that it will suspend sales of some French fries products, which had been temporarily suspended at the end of last year due to the disruption of the global distribution network, from the 9th. The reason is that the turmoil in the distribution network has been prolonged.
Tokyu Corporation Apply for an average fare increase of about 12% from March next year
Tokyu Corporation, a major private railway company, has applied to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to raise fares from March next year. The average price increase is about 12%, and the initial fare will be increased by 10 yen if you do not use an IC card to 140 yen.
Stock price drops slightly
On the 7th, the stock price of the Tokyo stock market fell slightly.
Fujitsu corporate server price increase, parts price increase due to semiconductor shortage, etc.
Fujitsu announced that it will raise the price of servers used for data management by about 10% due to the rise in the price of parts due to the global shortage of semiconductors. Price increases are spreading not only to food products but also to information and communication equipment.
U.S. Next-generation fast reactor development plan Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, etc. to technical cooperation
A national research institute, Japan Atomic Energy Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will cooperate technically on the development plan for the next-generation fast reactor, which is being developed in the United States.
Mizuho Bank Year-end defect "Thorough prevention of recurrence is important" Finance Minister Suzuki
Regarding the problem that occurred at Mizuho Bank at the end of last year, where it was temporarily impossible to transfer money due to ATM = automatic teller machine, etc., the Minister of State for Financial Services Suzuki said that it is important to thoroughly prevent recurrence and supervised Mizuho's response. I showed my thoughts.
More than 50 CES Japanese start-up companies in the US exhibited
At CES, the world's largest technology trade fair held in the United States, more than 50 Japanese start-up companies are aiming to expand their business opportunities by showing off the latest technology.
Total cash earnings in November Remaining at the same level as the previous year “Watching the impact of the re-expansion of infection”
The total cash earnings per worker in November last year was about 280,000 yen on average, the same level as the previous year. The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare says, "The infection is spreading again and we would like to keep an eye on the impact on future salaries."
NY Crude Oil Futures Price Increases to $ 80 / Barrel at Temporary
In the New York crude oil market on the 6th, the international crude oil futures price is temporarily about 1 because there is less caution about the decline in demand for crude oil due to the spread of infection of the mutant virus and Omicron strain. The price has risen to the $ 80 level per barrel for the first time in a month and a half.