Japan corporate bankruptcies up 6.1% in November

Business / Corporate Dec 10, 2018

Japan corporate bankruptcies up 6.1% in November

The number of corporate bankruptcies nationwide in November rose 6.1 percent from a year earlier to 718, up for the first time in three months, Tokyo Shoko Research Ltd. said. Total liabilities left by failed companies fell 16.7 percent to ¥121.279 billion, dropping for the ...

Business May 11, 2018

Business failures hit 28-year low in April

The number of corporate bankruptcies in April hit a 28-year low for the month, a private credit research firm said Thursday. The figure fell 4.4 percent from a year before to 650, the lowest level for the month of April since 1990 when the country ...

FSA to probe card loan biz as personal bankruptcies climb

Business Aug 31, 2017

FSA to probe card loan biz as personal bankruptcies climb

The nation's financial services regulator is expected to open a special investigation into the banking industry's card loan business this month in response to criticism that increased lending is contributing to a rise in personal bankruptcies, sources said. The Financial Services Agency will look into ...