Transition due to the abolition of the international interest rate index "LIBOR" Completed without confusion
There was concern that the international interest rate index called "LIBOR", which had been used in a wide range of financial transactions, would be abolished and cause confusion, but in Japan, the transition to the new index was completed in almost all transactions without confusion. It was found in a survey by the Bank of Japan and others.
More than 3,000 Fujitsu executives announce early retirement due to business review
Fujitsu announced that more than 3,000 executives over the age of 50 will retire due to the early retirement that was being recruited in line with the business review.
Japan Post Stop accepting airmail, etc. For 18 countries and regions such as Europe
As economic sanctions on Russia affect the operation of aircraft around the world, Japan Post will stop accepting EMS = Express Mail Service addressed to the United Kingdom, Germany, France, etc., and new international mail using aircraft. Announced.
Nintendo suspends sales site for Russia due to suspension of ruble settlement
"Nintendo" has announced that it has stopped selling in its online shop for Russia.
JCB Russia to suspend card payment business Following Mastercard Visa
Following the military invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the major credit card company "JCB" has decided to suspend the card payment business in Russia from the 14th of this month.
Agreed to dissolve all capital and business alliance to sell all shares of Nojima Suruga Bank
Nojima Co., Ltd., a consumer electronics retailer, announced that it has agreed to sell all of its shares in Shizuoka Prefecture's regional bank, Suruga Bank, and dissolve the capital and business alliance. The unique alliance between a consumer electronics retailer and a bank ended in nearly three years.
Yen exchange rate against euro price decline movement to buy back euro
On the 8th, the Tokyo foreign exchange market recently moved to buy back the euro, which had been sold due to concerns about the future of the European economy, and the yen fell against the euro.
February economic sensation worsens for two consecutive months Concerns about the impact of the situation in Ukraine
According to the Cabinet Office's Economy Watchers Survey, which asks workers how the economy is feeling, the index showing the current state of the economy last month fell below the previous month, marking the second consecutive month of deterioration. Against the backdrop of rising raw material prices, the Cabinet Office has stated that there are concerns about rising costs, including the impact of the situation in Ukraine.
January business index coincidence index declines for the first time in 4 months Judgment remains unchanged
In January, the index showing the current state of the economy fell 0.5 points below the previous month, falling for the first time in four months. The main reason for this is the rapid spread of Omicron strain infections and a series of production cuts in the automobile industry, but the previous expression of "showing a stalemate" has been left unchanged when it comes to economic judgment.
Stock price fell by more than 400 yen, closing price fell by 25,000 yen since November 2020
In the Tokyo stock market on the 8th, the Nikkei Stock Average fell by more than 400 yen due to concerns about soaring prices of crude oil and other products that were invaded by the military invasion of Ukraine, falling below 25,000 yen for the first time in 1 year and 4 months. ..
Crude Oil Futures Prices Continue to Higher Somewhat Higher Tokyo Crude Oil Market
Crude oil futures prices have fallen somewhat since the 7th, but remain high due to fears of supply shortages following Russia's military invasion of Ukraine.
Strengthening measures against economic security and cyber attacks To set up a research room at the Public Security Intelligence Agency
Minister of Justice Furukawa has announced that he will set up two special investigation offices in the Public Security Intelligence Agency from April, saying that it is necessary to further strengthen information gathering and analysis functions regarding measures against economic security and cyber attacks. Did.
Nikkei Stock Average Temporarily falls below 25,000 yen Concerns about rising prices of crude oil, etc.
In the Tokyo stock market on the 8th, the Nikkei Stock Average temporarily fell below 25,000 yen due to concerns about soaring prices of crude oil, etc., but after that, the price decline has narrowed due to the movement of repurchases.
January current account deficit of 1,188.7 billion yen Import value increases due to rising crude oil prices
The current account balance in January, which shows how much Japan earned through trade and investment with foreign countries, was a deficit of more than 1.1 trillion yen. The deficit has risen to the second highest level in the past, mainly due to the fact that the “trade balance” became a deficit due to the rise in crude oil prices.
Tokyo Stock Market Stock price below 25,000 yen for the first time in about 1 year and 4 months
The Tokyo stock market on the 8th fell sharply immediately after the start of the transaction, and the Nikkei Stock Average fell below 25,000 yen. Russia's military invasion of Ukraine has raised concerns that soaring prices of crude oil and grains will have a negative impact on the economy. It is the first time in about one year and four months since November that the Nikkei Stock Average has fallen below 25,000 yen.
Total cash earnings in January Approximately 274,000 yen per person Increased by 0.9% from the same month of the previous year
The average total cash earnings per worker in January was about 274,000 yen, an increase of 0.9% from the same month of the previous year. The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare says, "I think economic activity is on a recovery trend, but I would like to keep an eye on the impact of the re-spread of the infection."
Palladium futures price hits new highs for wheat for the first time in 14 years
Against the backdrop of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, futures prices for palladium, a rare metal used for industrial and medical purposes, hit a new high during trading hours on the 7th, and wheat prices also reached their highest level in 14 years. It is feared that rising prices will have a negative impact on the global economy.
NY Dow Jones Industrial Average drops by up to $ 800 due to soaring energy prices
Inflation accelerated in the New York stock market on the 7th of the week due to soaring energy prices, raising caution about adverse effects on the economy, and the closing price of the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by nearly $ 800, the largest. I did.
To support technological innovation in the biotechnology field Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has come up with strategies to support innovation in the field of biotechnology. Our policy is to provide financial support for research and development to create new fuels and materials with bacteria that have the characteristic of absorbing carbon dioxide.