Aso signals new openness to introducing 50-year bonds

Business Nov 8, 2019

Aso signals new openness to introducing 50-year bonds

Finance Minister Taro Aso indicated a new openness to introducing 50-year government bonds, days after the country's central bank chief suggested such a move could be helpful. "This is one topic of our considerations," Aso told reporters Friday in Tokyo when asked about the potential ...

SoftBank eyes WeWork rescue valuation below $8 billion

Business / Corporate Oct 19, 2019

SoftBank eyes WeWork rescue valuation below $8 billion

SoftBank Group Corp. is assembling a rescue financing plan for WeWork that may value the office-sharing company below $8 billion, according to people familiar with the discussions. The new figure is a fraction of the $47 billion valuation the startup commanded as recently as January. ...