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INVESTMENT

A drugstore in Tokyo in October
BUSINESS
Dec 23, 2023
Fund that got in before Buffett now likes Japan drugstores
A top fund manager says there’s opportunity to profit from consolidation in the sector.
Tiger Woods laughs at a comment made by Justin Thomas (back) during the PNC Championship in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday.
MORE SPORTS / Golf
Dec 17, 2023
PGA Tour still aims to meet deadline for Saudi alliance, Woods says
The PGA Tour, scrambling to finalize its merger plans ahead of the deadline, has said it would proceed with talks with U.S.-based Strategic Sports Group.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping in Riyadh on Dec. 8, 2022.
BUSINESS
Nov 25, 2023
Mideast wealth funds draw greater U.S. scrutiny over China ties
A U.S. committee is reviewing several multibillion dollar deals this year on concerns they could pose national security risks.
Crushers team captain Bryson Dechambeau (right) and Charles Howell III celebrates after winning the LIV Golf team championship at Trump National Doral, in Doral, Florida, on Sunday.
MORE SPORTS / Golf
Oct 23, 2023
LIV Golf heads into offseason full of uncertainty
Bryson DeChambeau's Crushers won the LIV Golf Team Championship on Sunday.
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the White House in Washington last month.
BUSINESS
Aug 5, 2023
Biden order curbing investment to China expected in coming days
The goal of the order is to prevent U.S. capital and expertise from accelerating the development of tech that would support China's military.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Feb 19, 2023
INEOS and U.S. hedge fund enter battle to purchase Manchester United
The club is widely seen as one of the most prized assets in all of sport, with Deloitte ranking it as the fourth-richest in the world.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 7, 2023
SoftBank Vision Fund loses ¥660 billion as tech slump persists
A collapse in valuations last year has pummeled the global tech investor, which holds stakes in hundreds of startups.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 21, 2022
Landmark U.N. deal on biodiversity gets finance and business thumbs up
The Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, agreed to at recent U.N. talks, is expected to create some red tape but also new opportunities.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 19, 2022
Investors boost pressure on Big Oil firms to set 2030 climate targets
The move revives pressure on the sector after a year that saw governments shift their focus to energy security.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 4, 2022
Fuji Soft proxy fight the latest test of Japan Inc. board independence
Governance experts say outside directors are only nominally independent if they have close ties to management or fail to give proper oversight.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 2, 2022
Activist fund that took on Toshiba targets $2 billion Japan firm
Singapore-based 3D Investment Partners is seeking to appoint four outside board members at Fuji Soft, a Tokyo-listed software firm.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Sep 15, 2022
Even as China loses its luster, European companies continue to invest
Beijing's "COVID zero" policy and fears over a possible Taiwan conflict have done little to discourage European companies from investing in the world's second-biggest economy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 20, 2022
If Tesla isn’t good enough for an ESG index, then who is?
While many would agree few automakers have done more than Elon Musku2019s company in the global shift away from fossil fuels, the company has had other problematic issues at times.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 15, 2022
Biotech money shock: Investors unwind speculative bets as pandemic fears fade
While an appetite for the shares of vaccine makers and drug companies remain, inflows into health care funds have slowed to more modest figures.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 27, 2022
Marubeni expects up to $3.5 billion from Gavilon sale to Viterra
Marubeni will transfer shares of Gavilon to Viterra following a reorganization of Gavilonu2019s structure, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 23, 2022
Hitachi’s ¥2 trillion divestment drive kept activists at bay
Since taking over, CEO Toshiaki Higashihara is credited with transforming Hitachi, once the countryu2019s biggest loss-maker, into a profitable enterprise without outside intervention.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 6, 2022
Toshiba’s No. 2 shareholder steps up fight over breakup plan
Singapore-based 3D Investment Partners is requesting a vote on Toshibau2019s proposed split, which must be supported by at least two-thirds of stockholders.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 8, 2021
Evergrande restructuring puts onus on China's Xi to limit contagion
For now, Chinese authorities plan to ring-fence Evergrande and limit contagion rather than orchestrate a rescue as theyu2019ve done during past crises.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 7, 2021
Evergrande's debt deadline passes as Kaisa adds to China's property crisis
With $300 billion of liabilities, Evergrande is at the heart of a property crisis in China that has crushed almost a dozen smaller firms.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 6, 2021
After months of turmoil, restructuring of Evergrande debt looks imminent
The real-estate giant's situation poses a fresh test for Xi Jinpingu2019s government as it tries to rein in the countryu2019s financial excesses without derailing economic growth.

Longform

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