Financial Services Agency Manulife Life Insurance to improve order "Tax-saving insurance" sales
The Financial Services Agency said that the life insurance sold by foreign-affiliated Manulife life insurance to small and medium-sized enterprises deviates from the original purpose of insurance that is excessively tax-saving, and improved operations for the company on the 14th. The policy is to issue an order and request thorough prevention of recurrence.
US June Consumer Price Index 9.1% YoY ↑ Level for the first time in about 40 and a half years
The US consumer price index for June rose 9.1% from the same month of the previous year, a record level for the first time in about 40 and a half years. Soaring energy prices and labor shortages are increasing inflationary pressures.
Marudai Foods Ham, sausage, etc. Price increase from October for the second time
Marudai Foods Co., Ltd., which is headquartered in Osaka, announced that it will raise the price and reduce the content of 350 products such as ham and sausage when it is delivered to customers from October. This is the second time that the price has been raised because the prices of raw materials such as pork continue to rise.
Three Cosmo Group companies improperly conduct petroleum product manufacturing inspections
Cosmo Energy Holdings, a petroleum distributor, said that three group companies continued to perform inappropriate acts such as not conducting tests stipulated by law in inspections when manufacturing some petroleum products such as gasoline and heavy oil. Announced.
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagita Requested US and Australia to increase LNG production and stable supply “Understood”
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagita, who attended a meeting of the Ministers of Energy of Quad, the framework of the four countries of Japan, the United States and Australia, said that LNG = increased production and stable supply of liquefied natural gas to the United States and Australia, which produce natural gas. He made a request and expressed his recognition that he had gained an understanding of Japan's position.
To raise prices such as Sanyo Shinkansen "Nozomi" 6 high-speed bus routes to and from Kansai
JR West announced that it will raise the "reserved seat limited express charge" for the Sanyo Shinkansen, which connects Shin-Osaka and Hakata, from April 2023 next year. This is the first increase in the express fare since 1993, when Nozomi entered the Sanyo Shinkansen, except for the increase in the consumption tax rate. In addition, West Japan JR Bus has announced that it will raise the fares for the six high-speed buses departing from and arriving at Keihanshin from September.
NTT DoCoMo Development of new services for image recognition and AR utilization Expanded nationwide
NTT DoCoMo has developed an application service that allows virtual buildings to appear on the screen when you hold your smartphone over a commercial facility or park, and we plan to expand it nationwide in the future.
Yen exchange rate Small price movements Many investors refrain from aggressive trading
The yen exchange rate moved slightly as the Japanese foreign exchange market on the 13th and the US consumer price index announced on the night of the 13th of Japan time were refrained from aggressive transactions.
To develop a mechanism to switch to another telecommunications company when a JR freight communication failure occurs
JR Freight plans to establish a mechanism to switch to another telecommunications company as soon as possible because KDDI's large-scale communication failure that occurred earlier this month affected the logistics business that it handles. Revealed.
The dismantling site of the "World Trade Center Building" is open to the public Minato-ku, Tokyo
In Hamamatsu-cho, Minato-ku, Tokyo, where the monorail to Haneda Airport arrives and departs, the demolition site of the world's tallest skyscraper "World Trade Center Building" at the time of completion was opened to the public.
Stock price rises There is also a movement to buy back stocks that have fallen sharply
The stock price of the Tokyo stock market on the 13th has risen.
Gasoline retail price National average 1 liter 172.7 yen Price drop for 2 consecutive weeks
The retail price of regular gasoline this week has fallen to 172.7 yen per liter on a national average for the second straight week, but it is still at a high level.
South Korea's central bank to raise interest rate by 0.5%, the largest increase ever
On the 13th, South Korea's central bank decided to raise interest rates by an additional 0.5%, the largest increase ever. With the won, the home currency, reaching its lowest price against the dollar for the first time in 13 years, we would like to curb further price increases by raising interest rates.
First meeting of Ministers in charge of quad energy Discussions on how cooperation should be
A meeting was held in Australia by the four countries' frameworks of Japan, the United States, Australia and India, and the Minister of Energy of Quad, and discussions were held on themes such as cooperation in the energy field in the Indo-Pacific region. In the future, individual talks will be held among the participating countries, but Japan would like to strengthen its efforts to ensure the stable procurement of LNG = liquefied natural gas, which is the fuel for power generation.
Cement industry Movement to introduce "surcharge system" due to soaring coal fuel
As the price of coal as fuel rises against the backdrop of Russia's military invasion of Ukraine, the cement industry is moving to introduce a surcharge system that adds the increase in price instead of negotiating prices individually. ..
EU Croatia approves introduction of euro Eurozone expands to 20 countries
The EU-European Union approved the introduction of the euro currency by Croatia on the 12th, and the euro area will be expanded to 20 countries from January next year. As the conflict with Russia deepens, there is a view that there is a growing movement among EU member states to introduce the euro from the perspective of economic security.