TOKYO (Nikkei)--High hopes for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic revitalization measures are attracting more investors to Japan's stock market. Securities companies welcome the bump in business, but the surge in trading activity has them scrambling to find the manpower needed to cope with the jump in orders.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--The cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to lay out its plans for the next phase of its economic growth package, which it hopes will spur a sustained recovery.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Overseas investors, who have increased their net holdings of Japanese shares by 9 trillion over the past six months, are paying keen attention to an interim report compiled by a Liberal Democratic Party panel on the government's economic growth strategy.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Japan Post Holdings Co. has decided to have seven new outside directors, including former Prosecutor General Haruo Kasama, The Nikkei learned on Wednesday.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Japan will adopt the United Nations' new international statistical standard for national accounts in 2016. The shift would likely lift Japan's gross domestic product by over 3% and may also attract more foreign direct investment.