Ten surprises that await Japan in 2021

Commentary / Japan Dec 29, 2020

Ten surprises that await Japan in 2021

by Jesper Koll

Next year is poised to be a great year for Japan. My main predictions are unashamedly bullish: Exports will get a boost from a re-acceleration in global growth; there will be a surprise pickup in domestic demand with business investments kicking in and, most ...

Junichi Hanzawa tapped to head MUFG Bank

Business / Corporate Dec 23, 2020

Junichi Hanzawa tapped to head MUFG Bank

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. plans to name MUFG Bank Managing Executive Officer Junichi Hanzawa as president and CEO of the core banking unit, sources said Tuesday. The plan means that Hanzawa, 55, will become the first managing executive officer to directly assume the post ...