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Economic news(2022/01/31)

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Adjusted to sell "Sogo & Seibu" under Seven & i

2022-01-31 23:12:00
It turned out that Seven & i Holdings, a major distributor, is making adjustments to sell its affiliated department store, Sogo & Seibu. As the department store business continues to be sluggish, we plan to concentrate our management resources on the convenience store business, which is the pillar of earnings.


Inappropriate response in Toray product inspection Established an investigation committee pretending to meet the standards

2022-01-31 21:11:00
Toray, a major textile manufacturer, has revealed that it has taken inappropriate measures when obtaining certification from a third-party organization for its resin products. For product inspection, the company submitted a sample product prepared in advance and pretended to meet the standards, so the company will set up an investigation committee to investigate the situation.


Toyota Motor Employee Suicide due to Depression Settled in a trial in which the bereaved family sought compensation

2022-01-31 18:41:00
Twelve years ago, a 40-year-old employee of Toyota Motor Corp. suffered depression and committed suicide. It was revealed that a settlement was reached by Toyota Motor Corporation paying a settlement fee.


Panasonic Announces New Air-Conditioning System "Significantly Reduces Power Consumption"

2022-01-31 18:23:00
Panasonic, a major electrical equipment manufacturer, has developed a new system that significantly reduces power consumption by integrating indoor temperature control with various functions that clean the air such as ventilation and sterilization. The aim is to capture the needs of companies that are promoting decarbonization measures.


Yen exchange rate Small price movement

2022-01-31 18:14:00
On the 31st of the week, the yen exchange rate in the Tokyo foreign exchange market was modest.


Takao Ozawa takes office as Yahoo's new president Involved in launching PayPay

2022-01-31 18:11:00
Yahoo announced the appointment of the new president to promote Mr. Takao Ozawa, COO = Chief Operating Officer, who was involved in the launch of the cashless payment service "PayPay". Mr. Ozawa is 49 years old and will be appointed as the new president of Yahoo on April 1.


Stock price rise recovers to 27,000 yen level for the first time in 3 business days

2022-01-31 15:48:00
In the Tokyo stock market on the 31st of the week, buy orders were placed for many stocks such as semiconductor-related stocks, and the Nikkei Stock Average recovered to the 27,000 yen level for the first time in 3 business days.


AI analysis of data on people flow and weather, which starts a service for predicting the number of customers visiting the store

2022-01-31 15:10:00
Softbank, a major mobile phone company, and the Japan Weather Association have started a service that analyzes the location information and weather data of mobile phones using AI = artificial intelligence and predicts the number of customers visiting each store.


Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry "Commercial Dynamics Statistics" was erroneously posted on the website before the publication time.

2022-01-31 12:48:00
Regarding the commercial dynamics statistics, which is one of the country's core statistics, it is clear that the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry mistakenly posted the preliminary report for December last year announced on the 31st on the homepage before the original announcement time. I made it. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is investigating the cause.


Stock price rise Buy orders for many brands such as semiconductor-related stocks

2022-01-31 12:05:00
In the Tokyo stock market on the 31st of the week, buy orders have been placed for many stocks such as semiconductor-related stocks, and the stock price is rising.


Bank of Japan's historical appreciation of the yen gives a sense of crisis Minutes of the monetary policy decision meeting in the latter half of 2011

2022-01-31 09:13:00
The Bank of Japan has released the minutes of the monetary policy-making meeting in the latter half of 2011, when the yen continued to appreciate historicly. At that time, the Bank of Japan embarked on monetary easing twice, but responded with a strong sense of crisis, saying that the credit instability in Europe, which had been a factor in the appreciation of the yen, could fall into a catastrophic situation. You can see.


December industrial production index declines for the first time in 3 months 1.0% below the previous month

2022-01-31 08:59:00
The industrial production index for companies' production activities last month and December last year was 96.5 with 2015 as 100, down 1.0% from the previous month and falling for the first time in 3 months. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry maintained the keynote judgment that "there is a movement to pick up."


Two years after Brexit, the majority of people who take it negatively are dissatisfied

2022-01-31 04:59:00
It has been two years since the UK left the EU = European Union in 31 days. Prime Minister Johnson has repeatedly emphasized that withdrawal will regain his sovereignty and develop the country, but with the spread of social and economic impacts, more than half of the people are dissatisfied with withdrawal. Is also getting stronger.


About 30% of female managers, etc. “Difficult to achieve early” is more than half of the 100 major companies

2022-01-31 04:52:00
NHK surveyed 100 major domestic companies about the government's goal of increasing the percentage of females in leadership positions such as corporate managers and executives to about 30% as early as possible in the 2020s. , More than half answered that "early achievement is difficult".


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