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Economic news(2022/07/06)

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Renesas lightning strike suspends semiconductor factory Production loss up to 2 weeks

2022-07-06 22:21:00
Renesas Electronics, a major semiconductor manufacturer, announced that its factory in Kumamoto City was temporarily shut down due to a lightning strike caused by typhoon No. 4 on the 5th. Even now, some production facilities are shut down, and the company expects production losses to be up to two weeks' worth of production.


Yen exchange rate rises by 2 yen or more against the euro With a sense of caution about the economic slowdown in Europe and the United States

2022-07-06 18:44:00
In the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 6th, there was a move to buy the yen, which is considered to be a relatively safe currency, due to increasing caution about the economic slowdown in Europe and the United States. The yen exchange rate has risen by more than 2 yen against the euro.


Large-scale communication failure Some people are considering alternatives in preparation for future “what if”

2022-07-06 18:26:00
KDDI's large-scale communication failure has had a major impact on people's lives, such as making it difficult to use voice calls and data communications for long periods of time. Under these circumstances, there is a movement among users to secure alternative means in case of emergency.


Bank of Japan survey “Prices have risen compared to a year ago” 89% High level for the first time in about 14 years

2022-07-06 17:23:00
In a survey of individual lifestyle consciousness conducted by the Bank of Japan, 89% of respondents answered that prices were higher than they were a year ago, the highest level in about 14 years. On the other hand, the percentage of people who answered that they are no longer able to afford to live is increasing, suggesting that rising prices are affecting their lives.


Kura Sushi Price range review “1 plate 110 yen” reduced “1 plate 220 yen” new product

2022-07-06 17:09:00
As raw material prices continue to rise, Kura Sushi, a major rotating sushi chain, will review the standard sushi price range, which was 110 yen per plate including tax in principle, and introduce a new product of 220 yen per plate. It was decided.


Price increases for food and beverage manufacturers have already exceeded 15,000 items in total.

2022-07-06 16:54:00
According to a survey by a private credit bureau, the number of products that have already been raised or are planned to be raised has exceeded 15,000, according to major domestic food and beverage manufacturers in response to soaring raw material prices and the depreciation of the yen. understood. Over 4000 items are scheduled to be raised in price this month and next month, and it is likely to be the "summer of price increases".


Completed Japan's first "substantially zero energy consumption" large-scale factory Saitama

2022-07-06 16:19:00
As the flow of decarbonization accelerates, a large-scale factory that consumes virtually no energy in buildings was completed in Honjo City, Saitama Prefecture, for the first time in Japan.


Stock price decline Closing price is 315.82 yen depreciation Warning about economic slowdown in Europe and the United States

2022-07-06 16:06:00
The Tokyo stock market on the 6th, the sell order spread due to the caution against the economic slowdown in Europe and the United States, and the stock price fell.


This week's average gasoline price 1L 173.6 yen ↓ for the first time in 5 weeks continues to be high

2022-07-06 15:43:00
The retail price of regular gasoline this week averaged 173.6 yen per liter, falling for the first time in five weeks, but still high.


Stock price declines Sell order dominance due to caution against economic slowdown in Europe and the United States

2022-07-06 12:28:00
The stock price on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 6th is falling. Selling orders are predominant due to the caution against the economic slowdown in Europe and the United States.


Communication failure such as au Full recovery is also considered for over 90,000 complaints to KDDI including compensation

2022-07-06 05:58:00
KDDI announced that a major communication failure was fully recovered on the evening of the 5th, 86 hours after the outbreak. There are more than 90,000 complaints at the call center, and we will consider the impact on users before considering compensation.


NY Dow Temporarily drops over $ 700 Concerns about the future of the Western economy

2022-07-06 05:54:00
In the New York Stock Exchange on the 5th, sell orders swelled due to concerns about the future of the Western economy, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average temporarily dropped by more than $ 700.


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