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An improving job market driven by Japan's economic recovery and booming stock prices helped increase households' net worth this year, a survey showed, suggesting the benefits of Abenomics, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economics policies, are broadening. Households' average financial assets rose 6.8 percent from a ...
Budget-managing app operator Money Forward Inc. stoked investor excitement when it became the nation's first financial technology venture to go public in September, reflecting strong interest in the nascent but fast-growing sector. Yosuke Tsuji, the startup's founder and chief executive officer, is now looking to ...
Authorities confiscated dangerous narcotic-like drugs worth some ¥3 billion, one of the largest seized amounts in the country, as they busted a production site operated by alleged traffickers. The Kanto-Shinetsu Regional Bureau of Health and Welfare's Narcotics Control Department arrested eight members of the group, ...