Aug 8, 2016

July bankruptcies fall to 26-year low, down 9.5% on year

The number of corporate bankruptcies fell last month to the lowest level for a July in 26 years and down 9.5 percent from a year earlier to 712, according to a credit research agency. The figure marked the fifth straight monthly drop, Tokyo Shoko ...

Japan corporate bankruptcies for January-June lowest since 1990

Jul 8, 2016

Japan corporate bankruptcies for January-June lowest since 1990

The number of corporate bankruptcies in Japan and total liabilities left by failed firms hit their lowest level for a first-half year since 1990 during the nation’s bubble economy, Tokyo Shoko Research Ltd. said Friday. The number of failed firms dropped 6.5 percent from ...

Jul 8, 2013

First-half bankruptcies recede to 22-year low

Corporate bankruptcies logged a 10.9 percent drop in the first six months of the year to 5,620, the lowest first-half level seen in 22 years, a credit research agency said Monday. Tokyo Shoko Research also said that liabilities left by failing businesses that had ...