TOKYO Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) on Friday declared a record investment return of 37.8 trillion yen ($338.8 billion) for the year ended March 31, raking in the benefits of a robust rally in global stock markets.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group shareholders on Tuesday defeated a proposal for the bank to align its business with global targets on climate change, dealing a win for the board over investors pushing for more action on the environment.
TOKYO (Reuters) -A senior member of Japan's ruling party on Thursday accused activist investors in Toshiba Corp of focusing only on short-term profits and called for better monitoring of such investors to protect economic security.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Mizuho Financial Group Inc's corporate culture is to blame for its long history of tech system failures, creating an atmosphere where managers are reluctant to express opinions and unable to respond well to crises, an investigation found.
TOKYO Japan's top regional bank Resona Holdings will deploy 10 trillion yen ($92 billion) for sustainable finance by 2030, its president said, as it seeks alternative revenue sources in a country facing low interest rates and a population decline.
SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) -South Korea asked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to pressure Japan to remove a reference to South Korea-controlled islands as Japanese territory on the Tokyo Games website, an official with Seoul's Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.
TOKYO (Reuters) -SoftBank Group Corp's bank borrowing climbed by 42% in the year to March-end with the increase shouldered by foreign lenders, company filings showed on Thursday.
TOKYO, May 17 Japan's top lender Mitsubishi UFJ
Financial Group Inc (MUFG) posted on Monday a better
than expected 47% jump in annual profit and forecast its credit
costs will fall this year on expectations of a recovery from the
TOKYO (Reuters) -Two of Japan's megabanks, Mizuho Financial Group Inc and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (SMFG), on Friday forecast a drop in credit-related costs this year on expectations the economy will recover as vaccination proceeds.