Apr 14, 2014

Bourses scrap disclosure reforms

Japan Exchange Group Inc. has decided to scrap a plan to adopt tougher disclosure rules, saying the nation’s companies are getting better at communicating with investors on their own. The exchange will seek clearer comments on an individual basis and keep track of companies’ ...

JPX's integrated derivatives market debuts in Osaka

Mar 24, 2014

JPX's integrated derivatives market debuts in Osaka

Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), launched a new derivatives market Monday by integrating the related market at the Tokyo Stock Exchange with that of the Osaka Securities Exchange. The launch of the new Osaka Exchange completes the merger between the TSE and the OSE ...

Dec 31, 2013

Tokyo financial markets say they can withstand quakes

A powerful earthquake directly beneath central Tokyo could leave securities trading suspended, but only temporarily, according to a government panel looking into disaster preparations. While the Bank of Japan, the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Japanese Bankers Association have business continuity plans in place ...

Aug 3, 2013

Japanese firms post sharp profit rises

Companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange posted sharp net profit increases for the April-June quarter, largely due to the weakening of the yen and stock gains resulting in part from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s credit-easing policies, according to SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. A ...

Jul 16, 2013

TSE merger with Osaka bourse up, running

The Tokyo and Osaka bourses integrated the trading of shares Tuesday at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, making it the world’s third-largest exchange by number of listed companies. Japan Exchange Group Inc., created this year through the merger of the operating companies of the TSE ...

Jul 14, 2013

TSE-OSE stock trading merger wins green light

Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc. and Osaka Securities Exchange Co. said Sunday they have given the final go-ahead for integrating stock trading operations Tuesday. The integration date was finalized after the two bourses successfully completed a battery of tests Sunday. The number of listed companies ...