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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US$30b in Japanese tsunami reconstruction money remains unspent

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 06:44am by Reuters

    ... northeast, a review of budget and bank deposit data and interviews with bank officials reveals. The central government has paid out more than US$50 billion directly to local governments in Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima prefectures, the areas hardest hit by the disaster. But about 60 per cent of that money remains on deposit in the region's banks. Ishinomaki, where more than 3,700 ...

  2. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Bank of Japan maintains upbeat position amid recession woes

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 07:13am by Reuters

    ... maintaining its pledge of increasing base money, or cash and deposits at the central bank, at an annual pace of 80 trillion yen (HK$5.3 trillion). "Japan's economy continues to recover ... Reuters in Tokyo Central bank votes to continue its purchases of government bonds and risky assets a day after the prime minister decides to delay a tax increase Japan stays upbeat amid ...

  3. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Kuroda begins 'fast and furious' easing

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 01:41pm by Bloomberg

    ... the overnight call rate to the monetary base- cash in circulation and the money that financial institutions have on deposit at the central bank. It predicts the measure will grow to 270 trillion yen ... Bloomberg in Tokyo New governor of Bank of Japan pledges unprecedented levels of monetary easing to end deflation, prompting a sharp fall in the yen Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Mitsubishi UFJ credit card unit admits making loans to yakuza gangsters

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... to gangsters A major Japanese credit company said yesterday it had lent money to yakuza gangsters in a widening scandal that is sweeping through the country's banking system. The admission ... single-digit". The scandal has gripped Japan's banking sector since Mizuho Financial Group came under fire in September for the revelation that it had processed hundreds of loans worth about US$2 ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan plans to raid dormant bank accounts to raise new revenue

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:35pm by Julian Ryall

    ... are listed as the banks' profits. Their objections will be over-ridden, however, and the plan is for the funds from dormant accounts to be transferred to the government-run Deposit Insurance ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Government resurrects proposal to help pay for welfare and education projects as the indebted country struggles to find new revenue Unused bank accounts to be raided ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japanese firms' cash pile hits record even as Abe aims to boost wages

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... companies' cash and deposits rose 5.8 per cent from a year before to 225 trillion yen (HK$18 trillion)- an amount bigger than Italy's economy or the liquid assets held by American firms- Bank ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Companies criticised for not deploying funds after deposits increase 5.8 per cent Japanese firms' cash stockpile hits record Japanese companies' stockpile ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Korean war slave's savings accounts uncovered in Japan

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Money held by bank that was paid to Koreans forced to labour in Japan must be returned to them or surviving relatives, says lobby group Push to give back war slave ... of thousands of dormant accounts have been found at a branch of Japan Post Bank in Fukuoka City, southern Japan. Men and women brought to Japan during the years of Tokyo's colonial rule ...



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