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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 24, 2022
Japan’s banks break with Wall Street by embracing hybrid work
The nation's three largest lenders said they are allowing more flexibility, eschewing a minimum number of office days per week, as experienced elsewhere.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 7, 2022
Sumitomo Mitsui punished for market-rigging at brokerage arm
The financial watchdog also ordered SMBC Nikko to suspend operations related to block offers for three months, in a fresh blow to the company's reputation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 4, 2022
T-Point to be merged with Sumitomo Mitsui's V Point program
The integrated program will be launched under a new name around spring 2024.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 29, 2022
Watchdog recommends punishment for SMBC Nikko over alleged manipulation
The measures typically entail temporary business suspensions or orders to improve internal controls, among other things.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 24, 2022
SMBC Nikko to face administrative penalties over stock manipulation
Based on the recommendation, the Financial Services Agency is expected to impose penalties on the firm, including an order for the company to suspend part of its operations.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 14, 2022
Wall Street push by Japan banks under scrutiny as rates rise
Faced with ultralow interest rates and tepid loan demand at home, banks in Japan have been ramping up corporate lending and bond underwriting overseas.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 31, 2022
Russia approves Japan stakes in Sakhalin-2 energy project
Two Japanese trading houses will maintain stakes in the Russian oil and gas project despite Tokyo joining sanctions on Moscow over the war in Ukraine.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 28, 2022
JAXA and Mitsui Sumitomo to sell insurance for civilian space travelers
The new products will likely cover travelers against damage to possessions — like existing travel insurance — as well as bodily damage before and after the adventure.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 7, 2022
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance to buy U.S. reinsurance broker for $400 million: Nikkei
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company will spend about $400 million to buy U.S. reinsurance broker Transverse.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 6, 2022
Russia bans investors from 'unfriendly countries' from selling banking and key energy stakes
Western countries and allies, including Japan, have piled financial restrictions on Russia since it sent troops into Ukraine in late February.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 5, 2022
Japan government asks Sakhalin-2 stakeholders to 'think positively' about new entity
State gas company Gazprom will receive just over 50% of the entity replacing Sakhalin Energy, the current operator.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 4, 2022
Russia's Gazprom to get 50% of Sakhalin-2 LNG project replacement entity
Mitsui and Mitsubishi, which hold a combined 22.5% stake in the project, said separately that they are examining details of the new entity.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 3, 2022
Mitsui and Mitsubishi cut value of stakes in Sakhalin-2 energy project
Mitsui cut its investment value by u00a5136.6 billion and Mitsubishi by u00a581.1 billion after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree in late June to seize control of the project.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 21, 2022
Fate of Japan's interests in Sakhalin-2 project remains uncertain
The government hopes to help traders Mitsui & Co. and Mitsubishi Corp. keep their stakes after Moscow decided to effectively seize the project.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 16, 2022
Japan aims to maintain stakes in Russia's Sakhalin-2 energy project
Under the plan, Mitsui & Co. and Mitsubishi Corp. would keep 12.5% and 10% stakes, respectively, despite Russian President Vladimir Putin's order that tightens Moscow's grip on the project.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 1, 2022
Putin’s swoop on Sakhalin-2 gas plant could force Shell and Japan firms out
Firms have one month to say whether they'll take stakes in the new company, and those who opt out may not be fully compensated, the statement said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 23, 2022
Sumitomo Mitsui to take 10% stake in SBI Holdings for ¥79.6 billion
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group said Thursday it will acquire a roughly 10% stake in Japanese internet financial giant SBI Holdings in a deal worth u00a579.6 billion.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 21, 2022
Sumitomo Mitsui to take 10% stake in SBI Holdings, source says
The deal would mark another significant acquisition for Sumitomo Mitsui after a string of other deals.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 13, 2022
Top Japanese banks warn of uncertainties as profit seen slowing
The banks expect bad loan costs to drop as the impact of the pandemic eases, but are bracing for a challenging year as the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks raise interest rates.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 5, 2022
Shipping firm Mitsui O.S.K. aims to help clean up marine plastic waste off Vietnam
The plastic industry in Vietnam, one of the world's top producers of marine plastic waste, produced 8.89 million tons of product in 2019.

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