Toshiro Hasegawa

For Toshiro Hasegawa's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Traders chasing Pokemon now battle over Nintendo's value

Jul 21, 2016

Traders chasing Pokemon now battle over Nintendo's value

After investors pushed up Nintendo Co. shares with a fervor only matched by gamers chasing Pikachu, traders are now locking horns over how much the high-flying stock is worth. Bears have boosted short interest in Nintendo to its highest in five months after the ...

Feb 23, 2016

As overseas investors flee Japan, BlackRock places bets

As foreign investors flee Tokyo stocks, the world’s largest asset manager says the move by the Bank of Japan that spooked the market will be one of the main things that pushes it back up. BlackRock Inc. is bullish on Japanese shares even after ...