Takako Taniguchi

For Takako Taniguchi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Aug 31, 2015

Sumitomo Mitsui zeros in on U.S. 'fintech' sector

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc.’s credit card unit is zeroing in on investments in the U.S. financial-technology sector, as Japan plays catchup to other developed economies in electronic payments. Over the past two years, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co. met with more than 500 U.S. ...

Japan must shut out short-term investors, says Orix founder

Apr 7, 2015

Japan must shut out short-term investors, says Orix founder

Yoshihiko Miyauchi, who ran Orix Corp. for more than 30 years, says Japan must discriminate against short-term shareholders. The 79-year-old says the nation should allow listed firms to strip voting rights from institutions that have not held shares for a certain time. He suggests ...