Aug 27, 2015

GPIF posts ¥2.6 trillion investment profit in April-June

Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund on Thursday reported a profit of ¥2.65 trillion in its management of pension assets, staying in the black for the fifth consecutive quarter thanks mainly to solid investment returns on domestic stocks. Its total investment yield came to 1.92 ...

Jul 10, 2015

Ukraine offers huge state firms to foreign investors

Ukraine said Thursday it would offer nearly 350 state firms for sale to foreign investors at an upcoming U.S. conference aimed at saving the war-shattered country’s imploding economy. The huge privatization effort — due to kick off in October — hopes to raise billions ...

At summit, EU hopes to deepen ties with China

| Jun 29, 2015

At summit, EU hopes to deepen ties with China

The European Union will briefly put aside worries about Greece to broaden its relations with China at a summit in Brussels on Monday, hoping for Chinese investment in Europe’s new infrastructure fund and support for a global climate deal. As China seeks to move ...

Jun 26, 2015

Refiner JX Holdings to diversify after oil prices fall

JX Holdings Inc., Japan’s biggest refiner, will cut spending by almost 25 percent as part of a three-year plan that will also see the company try to counter the decline in oil prices with a shift away from oil-based products. JX, which currently gets ...