Munis up in restrained trading, following slight gain in Treasuries
- Japanese breakup. Bayer, Alex // Treasury & Risk Management;May/Jun96, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p17
Reports that the Japanese government is studying proposals to break up the Ministry of Finance.
- Under assault: The ministry of fear. Hirsh, Michael // Newsweek;10/23/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 17, p50
Reports that years of recession, unending troubles with the country's major banks, the Daiwa scandal, have made Japan's Ministry of Finance vulnerable in 1995. The ministry viewed as the most powerful bastion of financial and political influence in the country; Calls for reform from leading...
- Japan brushes aside complaints on mkt. access. Jennings, John // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;9/02/96, Vol. 100 Issue 36, p23
Reports that the Japanese Ministry of Finance has ignored official complaints filed by foreign insurers against the proposed deregulation of the insurance industry. Concerns on the government's plan to open its third-sector markets to domestic insurers prior to opening its two major non-life...
- Japanese insurers seek rate hikes. McIlwaine, Kate // Business Insurance;5/23/94, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p25
Reports on the application filed by the Fire & Marine Insurance Association of Japan with the Ministry of Finance for changes in property insurance rates. Request for rate adjustments for commercial properties and warehouses; Extent of regulation of the Japanese insurance market.
- Japan puts problem loans at $82 billion. // American Banker;9/19/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 180, p21
Reports that Japan's Ministry of Finance has put its problem mortgage loans at nearly $24 billion higher than industry analysts had believed. Irrecoverability of nonperforming loans; Investigation of eight home-mortgage companies.
- Government & policy. // Computing Japan;Aug98, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p35
Cites the plans of the Japan Ministry of Finance to examine electronic-money issuing companies. When a report will be official launched by the ministry's council.
- Japan may free funds from allocation rule. Price, Margaret // Pensions & Investments;12/9/1996, Vol. 24 Issue 25, p1
Presents information on the plans of the Ministry of Finance in Japan, to abolish a rule governing the asset allocation of corporate tax qualified pension plans (TQPPs). When the plan will take effect; Reaction to the news of the deregulation of TQPP investments; Comments from James E. Bayne,...
- Mr. Yen's future. // International Economy;May/Jun98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p6
Presents information on the personnel changes which were made in the Japanese Ministry of Finance (MOF) with emphasis on 1998. How some ministry officials feel about the possible extension of Vice Minister of International Affairs Eisuke Sakakibara in his post; What one MOF official commented...
- Boost for Euroyen market. Shibata, Yoko // Treasury & Risk Management;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p10
Reports on the plan of Japan's Ministry of Finance to issue ground rules for lifting the required 90-day waiting period before nonresident companies can sell new Euroyen securities to Japanese investors. Increase in Euroyen borrowings due to the lifting of the ban for sovereign, supranational,...