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Articles from Japan Weekly Monitor (December 20, 1999)

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1 pc growth target to be set for FY 2000, says Sakaiya. 148
2nd-tier regional banks see 16 pc rise in bad loans. 233
47 tril. yen policy outlays eyed for FY 2000 budget. 320
63 bodies recovered after Bangladeshi ferry capsizes. 147
Almost all local gov'ts complete preparations for Y2K. 236
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi takes 13.3 pc stake in Kokusai. 88
Big challenges await Japan's life insurers: S and P. 248
Bills to curb strong-arm 'shoko' lenders pass Diet. 506
BOJ keeps 'zero rate' policy unchanged. 193
Cable and Wireless eyes capital tie-up with TTNet. 156
Diet enacts 2 bills for small businesses. 218
Dollar eases against yen in early Tokyo deals. 293
Dollar eases to mid-102 yen in Tokyo. 515
Dollar edges lower against yen in early Tokyo deals. 306
Dollar edges up against yen in Tokyo morning deals. 415
Dollar falling against yen in early Tokyo deals. 240
Dollar firms against yen in Tokyo morning. 429
Dollar rises to mid-103 yen in Tokyo. 504
Dollar slips against yen in Tokyo morning. 436
Dollar steady around 103 yen line in Tokyo. 467
Dollar straddles 103 yen line in Tokyo morning deals. 320
Dollar trades around 103 yen line in Tokyo. 523
Dollar up against yen in early Tokyo deals. Brief Article 290
Floating-rate bonds to be issued in FY 2000. 198
G-20 to focus on global financial stability. 337
GE Edison to take over contracts from Toho Mutual Life. 294
Gov't bond futures prices fall slightly in morning. 93
Gov't bond futures prices rise slightly in morning. 89
Gov't bond futures prices turn downward. 124
Gov't bond futures prices turn upward in thin trading. 108
Gov't bond futures prices turn upward. Brief Article 201
Gov't bond futures prices turn upward. 107
Gov't plans to add 300 more banking inspectors. 269
IBJ's Kurosawa to resign from chairmanship. 105
Itochu makes 52.1 bil. yen from affiliate share sale. 225
Japan pay hikes held to record low 2.4 pc in 1999. 132
Japan plans to call for reform of WTO decision-making. 248
Japan to earmark biggest debt service cost in FY 2000. 384
Japan to issue record state debt in FY 2000. 240
Japan's asset value shrinks by 100 tril. yen in 1998. 272
Japan's business climate improves further: BOJ Tankan. 675
Japan's business mood rises further, BOJ Tankan shows. 509
Japan's business mood rises further, BOJ Tankan shows. 509
Japan's firms seen cutting new graduate hiring 20 pc. 229
Japan's industries need to be more innovative: panel. Brief Article 167
Japan's Nov. money supply up 3 pc on year. 247
Japan's Oct. current account surplus dips 16.7 pc. 526
Japan, France pledge joint efforts on new WTO round. 275
Japanese less prepared for Y2K than Americans. 213
Japanese tin imports hurting U.S. industry, ITC says. 166
Kawasaki Steel ties up with 2 stainless-steel makers. 131
Key money market rate at 0.02 pc in Tokyo. 197
Key money market rate stable at 0.03 pc in Tokyo. 202
Key money market rate steady at 0.02 pc in Tokyo. Brief Article 230
Key money market rate steady at 0.02% in Tokyo. 266
LDP draws up tax reform plan, 1 tril. yen cut expected. 548
Leading indicator revised upward for Oct. 240
Margin buying in Japan turns downward. 201
Ministry draft to require GMO screening, labeling. 331
Miyazawa wants FY 2000 budget to be last big stimulus. 186
Moneylaunderers using U.S. banks to conceal dirty money. 998
NGK Insulators to make ceramic honeycombs in S. Africa. 165
Nichiboshin to sell bad loans to Lone Star. 155
Nomura ups earnings projection for big Japanese firms. 150
Nonresidents net buyers of Japanese securities in Oct. 148
Nov. bankruptcies up, but debts down 37% on year. 311
Nov. sales at convenience stores up 2.9 pc. 136
Number of homeless tops 20,000 in Japan: gov't data. 371
Oct. industrial output revised downward to 2.7 pc fall. 160
Panel works out rehabilitation law for life insurers. 159
Problem loans at regional banks rise 13 pc. 217
PwC launches M and A, other advisory services in Tokyo. 388
Receivers sue Yamaichi auditor for 6 bil. yen in damage. 307
Rival 401(k) camps to adopt common data system. Brief Article 194
Sales at Tokyo department stores down 4.7 pc in Nov. 265
Sanwa, others plan businesses for multiple service cards. 172
Search for Japanese diver called off. 123
Sony plans to stretch into private banking. 218
Table of Japan's balance of payments in Oct. 163
Tax panel plans to expand incentives for small firms. Brief Article 237
Tokyo area condo supply may fall 7 pc next year. 191
Tokyo stocks down for 2nd straight day in thin market. 724
Tokyo stocks fall in morning on weak Tankan data. 719
Tokyo stocks fall in sluggish morning trading. 754
Tokyo stocks mixed, information, telecoms rebound. 699
Tokyo stocks mixed, Nikkei down for 5th day. 722
Tokyo stocks open higher on Wall Street gain. 136
Tokyo stocks open lower on Wall Street fall. 158
Tokyo stocks open lower on weak Tankan data. Brief Article 154
Tokyo stocks open lower, telecom issues remain weak. 138
Tokyo stocks rebound in morning. 724
Tokyo stocks rise in morning on Wall Street gain. 738
Tokyo stocks turn downward on Tankan disappointment. 708
Tokyo-Mitsubishi, U.S. firm to form online brokerage JV. 219
U.S. envoy urges Japan's telecom reform on eve of talks. 451
Variety of events planned across Japan for Y2K advent. 305
WTO to consider how to hold new round of trade talks. 224
Yachiyo Bank likely to take over failed Kokumin Bank. 289
Yasuda, Fukoku announce broad business alliance. 461
Yield on key 10-year gov't bond falls in morning. Brief Article 136

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