• Kyodo


Japan has decided to require listed companies to disclose in their annual securities reports the ratio of women in management positions, in a bid to increase female leaders in the country's male-dominated corporate world.

The Financial Services Agency's (FSA) move to oblige about 4,000 firms, mostly listed companies, comes as investors are paying more attention to how women are promoted and help their companies perform better.

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