Tag - japan-post-bank



Japan Post Bank will expand investment into long-term government bonds to take advantage of rising yields.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 20, 2024
Japan Post Bank to buy more bonds in light of BOJ taper plan
Japan Post Bank has ramped up investment in JGBs with the balance of holdings totaling ¥5.15 trillion as of March, expanding 1.5-fold from levels in December last year.
Japan Times
Sep 25, 2020
How to steal ¥28 million: Lessons learned from the Docomo swindle
Japan's largest mobile phone carrier made headlines after its e-money service was used to defraud people who weren't NTT Docomo customers.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 24, 2020
Stolen money via Japan Post account breaches rises to ¥60 million
Japan Post Bank Co. said Thursday the amount of money stolen from customers' accounts due to a series of security breaches of seven electronic payment services has ballooned to about ¥60 million ($570,000).
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 13, 2019
Japan Post Bank broke rules with sales of investment trust products to thousands of seniors
Japan Post Bank improperly sold investment trust products to elderly customers in violation of its rules in a total of some 20,000 cases, sources have revealed.
Japan Times
Aug 9, 2019
Japan Post Bank to cap overseas remittances to ¥5 million a day to tackle money laundering
Japan Post Bank Co. and Japan Post Co. will limit the amount of funds that can be sent via their overseas bank transfer service to tackle money laundering.
Japan Times
Jun 18, 2019
Japan Post Bank to cap international transfers to counter money laundering
Japan Post Bank Co. plans to set a limit on over-the-counter international cash transfers of ¥5 million ($46,000) to combat money laundering, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 5, 2019
Japan Post to sell up to 30% of outstanding shares in its insurance unit
Japan Post Holdings Co. said Thursday that it will sell up to 30 percent of its outstanding shares in subsidiary Japan Post Insurance Co. by the end of this month.
Japan Times
Dec 27, 2018
Government panel proposes raising deposit ceiling at Japan Post Bank
A government panel in charge of postal privatization proposed in a report Wednesday that the deposit ceiling at Japan Post Bank Co. be raised to ¥26 million ($235,000) from ¥13 million.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 21, 2016
Japan Post Bank unfazed by global stocks turmoil
The worst-ever start to a year for stock markets and oil's historic slump have not deterred Japan's postal savings bank, which is preparing to shift more of its $1.8 trillion portfolio into equities and alternative assets.
Japan Times
Sep 11, 2015
Japan Post valued at ¥12.61 trillion; listing set for Nov. 4
Japan Post Holdings Co. and its banking and insurance units will begin trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Nov. 4, the bourse said Thursday, in what will be the largest initial public offering in the country in nearly 30 years.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Sep 2, 2015
New 'whale' to make splash in Tokyo markets as Japan Post sells bonds
As the world's biggest pension fund nears the end of its switch from sovereign bonds into stocks, investors are looking at Japan Post Bank Co. as the next actor big enough to move markets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 23, 2015
Regional lenders want to work with Japan Post Bank, on one condition
As Japan Post Bank Co. prepares for an initial public offering and poses increased competition to regional banks, they are willing to do business with the state-owned company — on one condition.
Jun 26, 2015
LDP endorses raising cap on private deposits at Japan Post Bank
The Liberal Democratic Party on Friday endorsed a proposal by a party panel to raise a limit on deposits at state-backed Japan Post Bank to ¥30 million per person from ¥10 million at present, party officials said.


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