The threat of the omicron variant is becoming real for many of Asia’s biggest countries just as it looks set to subside in some Western nations, and that’s complicating investors’ search for winning share bets in the region. The problem is that Asian governments are ...
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The blue-chip 225-issue Nikkei average briefly dipped 1.2% following the comments by the prime minister, before paring losses.
Tokyo-based Shinsei Bank Ltd. has asked shareholders to approve on Thursday its plan to use a poison pill defense against a proposed stake increase by SBI Holdings Inc.
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The economy ministry has chosen 20 "femtech" firms for a combined subsidy of ¥150 million to help them develop products and services that can help with issues such as menstruation.
Online sales account for about 70% of total revenue for Premier Anti-Aging Co., which was poised to benefit as digitalization has started to disrupt the cosmetics industry.