Business Dec 8, 2015

BOJ dooms credit analysts as foreign banks let Tokyo posts lapse

Foreign brokerages are leaving credit analyst positions in Tokyo unfilled as record central bank bond-buying stimulus makes it hard for them to make profits. UBS Group AG, Barclays PLC, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co. and Citigroup Inc. all had analysts at the start of 2013 ...

Business / Economy May 11, 2015

Medium-term target expected for 2020 fiscal reform goal

The Abe administration plans to set a medium-term target to achieve its key fiscal reform goal in fiscal 2020, aiming to reduce the ratio of the primary deficit to gross domestic product to around 1 percent in fiscal 2018, sources said Monday. The medium-term goal, ...