Samurai bond issuance is rebounding from a record low as selling debt in yen for foreign issuers turned more favorable.
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By introducing an optional four-day work week, Panasonic is trying to "strike an ideal balance between the work style and life style for our diverse human capital.”
SoftBank has been the single-biggest issuer in the Japanese corporate bond market in the past decade, raising more than ¥6 trillion from investors.
Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions totaled about 1.1 billion tons in fiscal 2019, and the power sector accounted for around 36% of that.
SoftBank is having one of its busiest years ever in global issuance markets, and raised more than $7 billion in a debt offering across dollars and euros in June.
A record number of out LGBTQ athletes took part in the Games, but none were Japanese, and the host nation harbors opposition to issues such as same-sex marriage.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government slashed funding costs thanks to rampant global demand for the first social bond offered by a local government in Japan.
Organizers had initially planned to have about 10,000 doctors, nurses and medical staff on standby for the games but have had to cut that number down to about 7,000.
Japan Airlines Co. is planning a yen bond sale next month, people familiar with the matter said, in what would be its first debt sale since March last year as its yield premiums fall. The Tokyo-based carrier has hired banks for an offering of about ...
The U.S. team notified the decision last month to authorities in Chiba Prefecture, saying the pandemic would put athletes’ safety at risk.