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JAPAN POST

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 12, 2016
Japan Post chief Nishimuro to quit; successor likely to come from banking unit
Japan Post Holdings Co. President Taizo Nishimuro is set to step down, with the head of the postal group's banking unit likely to succeed him.
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 9, 2016
Japan Post scales back graduate hiring in blow to labor union
Japan Post Holdings Co. is hiring fewer graduates than it planned next fiscal year, in contrast with labor union calls for the newly listed financial and mail delivery giant to boost staffing.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 19, 2016
Japan Post Insurance to boost foreign debt as JGB yields plunge
Japan Post Insurance Co., the nation's biggest insurer by assets, plans to increase investments in foreign debt to boost returns as the central bank's negative interest rate policy sends government bond yields to unprecedented lows.
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
LIFE / Lifestyle
Jan 2, 2016
House of cards: Can traditional New Year’s greetings survive in modern times?
On Jan. 1, legions of Japan Post Co. employees delivered millions of nengajō (New Year's cards) to homes nationwide.
LIFE / Lifestyle
Jan 2, 2016
Postal workers nationwide do whatever it takes to deliver New Year's greetings on time
Waking up on Jan. 1 is a little like waking up on Christmas morning — there's a palpable sense of excitement in the air as you reach into your post box to discover who has (and who hasn't) sent you a New Year's card.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Jan 2, 2016
The little things in life
Now that the season of extravagance is over, it's time to kick back and enjoy some of the little things in life.
JAPAN
Nov 10, 2015
'Fed up' postal worker stashed 29,000 undelivered items at her home
A postal worker who said she was bored with work stashed away 29,000 undelivered parcels and letters over the past two years.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Nov 4, 2015
Japan Post goes public, shares soar above offering prices
The final phase of government plans to privatize postal services gets off to a good start as shares in three new companies soar above their offering prices.
BUSINESS
Nov 2, 2015
Japan Post's IPO a decade in the making
The opening of sales Wednesday of shares in Japan Post, whose origins date back to 1871, has been a decade in the making.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 2, 2015
With massive IPO of Japan Post, the nation seeks to shake decades of torpor
As Japan prepares this week for the biggest initial public offering in the world since Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. in September 2014, the government hopes that the ¥1.5 trillion privatization of the postal service will help revive the country from its 20-year slump.
EDITORIALS
Oct 30, 2015
Japan Post's murky privatization
Despite the upcoming listing of the Japan Post group, a distressing number of questions about its full privatization remain unanswered.
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 27, 2015
One year after BOJ 'Halloween easing,' investors eye repeat
The Bank of Japan and a state money manager worked hand in hand last October with surprise easing and a portfolio reshuffle that boosted both stock and bond markets. This year, a similar one-two punch is not off the cards.
BUSINESS / Markets
Oct 26, 2015
Japan Post Holdings priced at top of range in year's biggest IPO
The government has raised the maximum ¥1.44 trillion ($11.9 billion) sought in the privatization of the nation's postal service and its banking and insurance units.
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Oct 23, 2015
Postal IPO hype said sign of public shift to equities
Appetite for the world's biggest equity listing this year shows the interest of a group that could swallow it more than 600 times over: stock-averse Japanese households.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 20, 2015
Japan Post's IPO might just shake up lagging regional lenders
The nation's regional banks need a little shaking up: There are far too many of them, profits from loans are shrinking, and their customers are disappearing. The enormous privatization of Japan Post, coming up next month, may just help spur them into action.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Oct 19, 2015
Japan Post banking, insurance units priced at top of range for IPO
Shares in Japan Post Holdings Co.'s banking and insurance units were priced at the top of marketed ranges as part of a three-pronged initial public offering, signaling strong demand for the nation's biggest privatization deal since the 1980s.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT
Oct 18, 2015
Much riding on giant Japan Post Group IPO
Three state-affiliated companies in the Japan Post Group are set to go public on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as the government seeks to raise ¥1.4 trillion.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Oct 14, 2015
Japan Post IPO 'fully subscribed' after two days
The government received orders for all the shares it is offering in Japan Post Holdings Co. and its banking and insurance units after the first two days of book-building, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 29, 2015
Japan Post Bank eyes launch of investment fund with local banks
The state-backed Japan Post Bank Co. is considering setting up an investment fund with local financial institutions to support small- and medium-sized companies as it aims to diversify its fund management options, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.

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