Toshiro Hasegawa

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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 ...

| Oct 23, 2015

Postal IPO hype said sign of public shift to equities

Appetite for the world’s biggest equity listing this year shows the interest of a group that could swallow it more than 600 times over: stock-averse Japanese households. While the initial public offerings of Japan Post Holdings Co. and its banking and insurance units may ...