SBI Holdings Inc. will implement a series of campaigns that will virtually eliminate commission fee for spot trading in equities, the financial conglomerate said in a statement Tuesday.
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The nation won praise during the pandemic for staying open while others locked down, but is now struggling with its inoculation program.
Constrained by stricter legal restraints, the world's top pension fund has largely been quiet on impact investing since appointing a new chief investment officer in April 2020.
Retail traders now make up around 21% of Japan's stock market, up from just 16% before the outbreak.
With just months to go until a key deadline in the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s makeover, companies are being forced to divest stakes, unwind tie-ups or cancel treasury stock.
The government panel shaping the nation's energy future sees the restart of almost every reactor halted after meltdowns in 2011 as necessary to meet climate goals.
While Toyota trades are little changed in 2021, SoftBank stock is up nearly 30%, rallying past a two-decade record to a new high.
Fast Retailing has risen about 80% in the past 12 months and the price per share broke the ¥100,000 level on Tuesday, making it the only listed company in Japan to trade at such a value.
With the index crash in 1990 that followed the deflating of the asset-price bubble, it would take more than three decades for the benchmark to hit a threshold first reached in 1988.
Japan Exchange Group Inc., which owns the Tokyo Stock Exchange, plans to cut the number of market segments, apply new listing criteria and condense five divisions into three sections.