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Ming Jeong Lee
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 11, 2020
Rags to riches: CEO of ¥100 billion startup comes up from the streets
Taihei Kobayashi's story is among the most remarkable to emerge from a small-cap stock boom that's minting fortunes.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 7, 2020
BOJ becomes biggest Japan stock owner with ¥45.1 trillion hoard
The dominant presence of the BOJ, along with the Government Pension Investment Fund, has raised concerns over their influence on market prices.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 4, 2020
How a mother's comment gave a Japanese intern an idea worth billions
Yuta Tsuruoka's Base Inc. has been a beneficiary of a rally in small-cap technology stocks in Japan as retail investors sought to pick winners in the pandemic.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 11, 2020
Fund managers expect Japan top blue-chip M3 to extend 6,400% surge
Shares in M3 Inc., a spinoff from Sony Corp., are poised to climb further in the long run thanks to rising demand for online health care services, investors say.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Sep 8, 2020
Hedge funds say no turning back on Abe’s Japan reforms
Despite a change in leader later this month, it has been suggested that Japan Inc. will continue down its current path.

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