Japan’s support for the BRI looks like a new dawn for Sino-Japanese trade relations, but the reality is complex.
A Bocconi University analysis shows that a foreign CFO is likely to add a layer of investor protection. While anecdotal reports support this, the view from emerging markets suggests the global reality is not so straightforward.
The IPO could see the company raise ¥2 trillion ($18 billion) as it floats a 30% stake in Softbank Corp, Japan’s number three wireless provider.
The UK’s decision to leave the EU and the dwindling strength of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who saw her party diminished in Germany’s recent federal elections, have given Macron a rare chance to bolster French influence.
At Global Finance magazine’s annual foreign-exchange awards event, industry stars reflected on the regulatory impacts and technological advances that are changing the market.
The deal sends a strong signal that two of the world’s major exporters still believe in the merits of open markets.
Japan approved new carrot-and-stick tax measures to bring corporate tax down to 25% for companies that raise wages by 3%, and to as low as 20% for those that invest in new technologies such as ICT and internet-of-things, on Thursday.
The company's steel, aluminium and copper products are used by over 500 Japanese and global firms including the likes of Nissan, Toyota, Boeing and General Motors.
Snap elections pit Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) against Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike's insurgent Party of Hope on October 22.
Japanese telecom giant SoftBank raised eyebrows at the end of February by announcing that it will buy the publicly traded private equity titan Fortress Investment Group.
Given that China’s growth is slowing, the decision to replace Finance minister Lou Jiwei with Xiao Jie is controversial—yet not surprising.
A smooth transition of power to crown prince of Thailand Maha Vajiralongkorn after his father, king Bhumibol Adulyadej, died in mid-October, is looking unlikely, however.
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, has a change of heart regarding US sanctions against her country.
Japan | Elected Tokyo’s first female governor, Yuriko Koike has made history in Japan. She ran as an independent in defiance of her party—the ruling Liberal Democratic Party—which supported the lesser-known Hiroya Masuda. Koike, 64 years old and a veteran politician, hopes to bring the city’s financial center back to its former glory.
Private bankers looking to grow in Asia are investing heavily in innovation to stave off disruption, at the same time firms are also turning to technology to tackle more fundamental issues in the industry.
For the first time, Asia’s super-rich have surpassed their North American counterparts in both population and wealth. China and Japan, in particular, stood out as wealth powerhouses despite a volatile year for Asian equity markets. Asia Pacific’s 5.1 million high-net-worth ...