TOKYO As the Bank of Japan tries to pump more funds to companies hit by the coronavirus pandemic, it is offering banks hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses, a move analysts say is aimed at easing the side-effects of its negative interest rate policy.
TOKYO, April 14 Japan's Fukoku Mutual Life
Insurance plans to step up investments in risk assets
such as stocks and foreign bonds, seeking portfolio
diversification to secure a steady income to offset low global
bond yields, a senior official said.
TOKYO Japan's Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Co plans to triple its investment in domestic stocks this fiscal year as global monetary easing has crushed overseas bond yields, reducing the appeal of foreign debt.