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Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities sold Additional Tier 1 notes from Credit Suisse more aggressively than any other firm in Japan, with its sales making up about two-thirds of the notes taken up, which totaled ¥140 billion in value.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 26, 2023
MUFJ securities unit sued again over Credit Suisse AT1 bond losses
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities sold more than two-thirds of the Additional Tier 1 notes taken up in Japan.
Investors in Japan have filed a lawsuit against Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s joint venture brokerage with Morgan Stanley, seeking to recover losses from Credit Suisse's riskiest debt.
BUSINESS / Markets
Sep 1, 2023
MUFG joint-venture brokerage sued over Credit Suisse AT1 sales
Investors are demanding ¥5.2 billion ($36 million) in compensation from Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.
Monex Group was sued on Thursday in what is believed to be the first lawsuit questioning the responsibility of a Japanese securities company over Credit Suisse AT1 bond losses.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 28, 2023
Japan’s Monex sued by client for Credit Suisse bond loss
The move marks a rare case of a financial institution being accused of responsibility for investor losses triggered by Switzerland’s move to wipe out the bonds.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 29, 2023
MUFG raises ¥570 billion in biggest bond deal this year with bumper coupon
The lender's coupon of 2.127% on the perpetual noncallable 10-year and one-month Additional Tier 1 bonds is the highest on such notes for the bank since 2015.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 26, 2023
Toyota may lead transition finance in Japan’s auto industry
The firm has said it is considering transition bonds or loans to finance loan and lease receivables for hybrid vehicle sales.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 10, 2022
Japan’s credit ratings may hinge on BOJ policy changes, says S&P
Speculation has been building that the BOJ may start to withdraw its decade-old monetary stimulus next year as the yen's fall driven by its policy helps accelerate inflation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 3, 2022
Earthquake response to be focus of social bond planned by Tokyo
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is proposing to issue u00a530 billion of five-year social bonds later this month.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 1, 2020
'Higher culture' Japan acted like it had the virus under wraps, but now it’s everywhere
Japan risks becoming a warning for what happens when a country moves too fast to normalize its economy and doesn't adjust its strategy when the outbreak changes.

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