A Japanese unit of Citigroup of the United States is ready to tie up with the vast nationwide network of state-run post offices in entering the new pension business.

“We stand ready to support them in any way that we can,” Gary Jackson, director of defined-contribution plans at the Tokyo-based SSB Citi Asset Management Co., said in an interview.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.