Japan pledges to promote infrastructure investment in Czech Republic

Jan 9, 2017

Japan pledges to promote infrastructure investment in Czech Republic

Japan will encourage domestic companies to invest in the Czech Republic, especially when infrastructure development projects are involved, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Sunday after meeting Czech counterpart Lubomir Zaoralek in Prague. Kishida and Zaoralek also agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in energy, including ...

State-backed INCJ to inject ¥75 billion in Japan Display

Dec 22, 2016

State-backed INCJ to inject ¥75 billion in Japan Display

Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, a government-affiliated investment fund, said Wednesday it will provide up to ¥75 billion in financial support to Japan Display Inc. INCJ, the top shareholder of Japan Display, decided on the aid as the display maker found it difficult to ...

Dec 13, 2016

Muddy Waters targets Nidec in first Japan short

Carson Block, the prominent short seller and founder of Muddy Waters Capital LLC, targeted a Japanese firm for the first time with a negative report on motor-maker Nidec Corp. Muddy Waters is short the Kyoto-based company and sees its stock falling as much as ...

Dec 13, 2016

Apple mulling $1 billion investment in SoftBank's tech fund

Apple Inc. and SoftBank Group have held talks about Apple investing up to $1 billion in a $100 billion fund being raised by SoftBank, U.S. media reported Monday. By investing in potentially the world’s largest technology fund, Apple hopes to gain insight into emerging ...

Japan, Argentina vow to speed up talks on investment pact

Nov 22, 2016

Japan, Argentina vow to speed up talks on investment pact

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Argentina President Mauricio Macri agreed Monday to speed up negotiations for a bilateral investment accord as part of efforts to strengthen economic ties. In a meeting in Buenos Aires, Abe and Macri also called for deepening exchanges at the ...