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Tomo Uetake

BOJ's tweaks to stock buying signal renewed support

22 Jun 2020

* BOJ tweaks ETF buying pattern, eases concerns about tapering

As virus upends Japan's economy, activist investors ease off on pushing firms to return cash

16 Jun 2020

SYDNEY Shareholder activists in Japan are taming calls for their targets to return their cash piles to investors, ceding ground to the view such corporate hoards are assets rather than a drain on returns amid the economic pain of the coronavirus pandemic.

RPT-Japan's "Mothers" bourse leaps as pandemic sparks hopes of digital transformation

01 Jun 2020

* Mothers index at highest since Dec 2018, outperforms main bourse

RPT-UPDATE 1-Foreign investors sold Japanese stocks every week in past 3 months

15 May 2020

* Foreigners have been net sellers of Tokyo stocks for 13 weeks

UPDATE 1-Foreign investors sold Japanese stocks every week in past 3 months

14 May 2020

* Foreigners have been net sellers of Tokyo stocks for 13 weeks

UPDATE 1-Meiji Yasuda Life to increase foreign risk assets in FY2020/21

24 Apr 2020

* To allocate 30% on overseas risk assets for diversification

Japan Post Insurance to add U.S. corporate bonds with currency hedge in 2020/21

24 Apr 2020

TOKYO/SYDNEY, April 24 Japan Post Insurance Co plans to raise holdings of foreign bonds, primarily U.S. corporate debt, in the financial year to March 31, 2021, a senior executive said on Friday.

Sumitomo Life to boost foreign credit holdings by $7.5 bln in 2020/21

24 Apr 2020

SYDNEY, April 24 Japan's Sumitomo Life Insurance Co plans to increase allocation to foreign corporate bonds by about 800 billion yen ($7.5 billion) in the current fiscal year ending March, a senior investment planning official said on Friday.

Nippon Life to target foreign bonds without currency hedging, FX-hedged credits

23 Apr 2020

SYDNEY, April 23 Nippon Life Insurance Co plans to boost its holdings of foreign bonds without currency hedging and FX-hedged credit products in the United States and Europe in the current fiscal year to March, a senior company official said on Thursday.

Dai-ichi Life to raise yen bond investments, cut domestic stocks in 2020/21

22 Apr 2020

SYDNEY, April 22 Japan's Dai-ichi Life Insurance plans to invest more in yen bonds, including Japanese government bonds, and reduce domestic stock holdings over the next year with an aim to reduce risks, a senior investment planning official said on Wednesday.

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