US April Employment Statistics 428,000 Workers Increase Slightly Above Market Forecast
Employment statistics for April in the United States show a steady improvement in the employment environment, with non-farm workers increasing by more than 420,000 compared to the previous month. The Fed, the central bank, has a policy of focusing on controlling inflation and accelerating monetary tightening.
Idemitsu Kosan Subsidiary Petroleum product production inspection Four times a year improper conduct once a year
It is clear that Toa Oil Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Idemitsu Kosan, a major oil retailer, continued to perform inappropriate acts when producing petroleum products such as gasoline, without conducting inspections the number of times required by law. Did. Although it is said that there is no problem with product safety, we have set up an investigation committee to investigate the cause.
Sakai Moving Service Employees Personal information for about 400 people will be put into the garbage dump at home
An employee of the Sakai Moving Service Co., Ltd., a major moving company headquartered in Sakai City, Osaka, had thrown away documents such as quotations containing personal information for about 400 people, such as the names and addresses of customers, as general waste. I understand. The company apologizes to the customers involved and strives to prevent recurrence.
Marubeni President Kakinoki "New business cannot be done in Russia"
Marubeni's president, Masumi Kakinoki, a major trading company, reiterated the company's policy of not conducting new transactions in Russia, including energy-related products, at a press conference on the 6th.
Significant decline in Asian and Oceania stock markets Hong Kong 3.8% Shanghai 2.1%
In the Asian and Oceania stock markets on the 6th, stock prices fell sharply in various parts of the world, with prices falling by more than 3% in Hong Kong. In addition to the continued plunge in stock prices in the New York market, there were widespread sell orders due to concerns over a deterioration in China's economy.
Yen exchange rate has fallen somewhat, and long-term interest rates on the US have risen.
In the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 6th, the yen exchange rate fell somewhat due to the movement to sell the yen and buy the dollar, which is expected to yield more, due to the rise in long-term interest rates in the United States.
Stock price rises sharply in NY market on the 5th, but repurchase movement spreads
In the Tokyo stock market on the 6th, concerns about economic recovery increased again as the Fed = Federal Reserve Board, which is the central bank of the United States, decided to raise interest rates significantly, and the stock price plummeted in the New York market on the 5th. Immediately after receiving and trading started, sell orders became dominant. However, after that, the buy-back movement spread and the stock price rose.
Elon Musk to raise more than 900 billion yen for Twitter acquisition
According to the materials of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Elon Musk, who has agreed with the company to acquire Twitter, a major American social media company, will raise more than 900 billion yen in Japanese yen from investment funds etc. It became clear.
Consumer price index in Tokyo's 23 wards increased for the first time in about 7 years 1.9% in the same month last year ↑
The consumer price index, which looks at the price movements of goods and services consumed at home, was announced on the 6th in the 23 wards of Tokyo as of the middle of last month, which is attracting attention as a leading indicator of the national index. Excluding fresh foods, which are subject to large fluctuations due to weather, the index exceeded the same month last year by 1.9%, the first increase in about seven years.
NY Crude Oil Market Futures Price Temporarily Rise to $ 111 Level
In the New York crude oil market on the 5th, international crude oil futures prices temporarily hit the $ 111 level per barrel since the end of March, due to the fact that major oil-producing countries have forgotten to increase production. It has risen to the high price of.
Postponement of additional production increase in major oil-producing countries While crude oil prices remain high
As Russia's military invasion of Ukraine continues and crude oil prices remain high, major oil-producing countries, including Russia, have decided to keep production in June at a modest increase in line with the original plan. We forgot to increase production.
Utilizing what was thrown away “Upcycling” Spreading with food
An initiative called "upcycling" that utilizes what was thrown away to create valuable products. Attempts to connect this to new food-related businesses are spreading among companies.
Recorded a large loss due to withdrawal from the Russian business of a major oil company in Europe and the United States
Major oil companies in Europe and the United States recorded a large amount of losses one after another as expenses for withdrawing from business in Russia in the three-month settlement of accounts until March.
Achieving virtually zero greenhouse gases 24 trillion yen required in the materials industry Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry estimate
In the materials industry such as steel and chemicals, which use a large amount of coal, it is estimated that it will cost 24 trillion yen to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
NY market Dow Jones Industrial Average temporarily plummeted over $ 1,300 Inflation concerns, etc.
The New York Stock Exchange on the 5th saw a wide range of stocks sell orders, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average temporarily dropped by more than $ 1,300. Concerns that inflation and monetary tightening would slow the economic recovery renewed, and the price plummeted from the highest price on the 4th.
Signing a contract to rent a ship necessary for procuring German LNG
For the first time, the German government has signed a contract with a private company to rent a special ship needed to procure LNG = liquefied natural gas to replace Russian natural gas. It is a step towards breaking away from the current situation of Russia's dependence on energy.