Takako Taniguchi

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

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 ...

Tepco to spend ¥2.67 trillion to grow

Jan 20, 2014

Tepco to spend ¥2.67 trillion to grow

Tokyo Electric Power Co. is considering spending about ¥2.67 trillion on strategic investments through partnerships as it seeks to chart a path to growth beyond the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant disaster. Of the planned investments, the utility plans to borrow ¥2 trillion in ...

Jul 26, 2013

Regional financial firms should integrate across borders: LDP's Shiozaki

Regional financial institutions should consolidate across geographical boundaries to help revive the economy, lawmaker Yasuhisa Shiozaki of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said. To strengthen rural areas, the nation should give priority to financial restructuring, said Shiozaki, 62, vice chairman of the LDP’s Policy ...