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Japan corporate bankruptcies up 6.1% in November

Business / Corporate Dec 10, 2018

Japan corporate bankruptcies up 6.1% in November

The number of corporate bankruptcies nationwide in November rose 6.1 percent from a year earlier to 718, up for the first time in three months, Tokyo Shoko Research Ltd. said. Total liabilities left by failed companies fell 16.7 percent to ¥121.279 billion, dropping for the ...

Business May 11, 2018

Business failures hit 28-year low in April

The number of corporate bankruptcies in April hit a 28-year low for the month, a private credit research firm said Thursday. The figure fell 4.4 percent from a year before to 650, the lowest level for the month of April since 1990 when the country ...

Business / Economy Jul 8, 2013

First-half bankruptcies recede to 22-year low

Corporate bankruptcies logged a 10.9 percent drop in the first six months of the year to 5,620, the lowest first-half level seen in 22 years, a credit research agency said Monday. Tokyo Shoko Research also said that liabilities left by failing businesses that had at ...