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Articles from Japan Weekly Monitor (June 2, 2003)

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2ND LD: 8 of 10 insurers' financial health down on weak stocks. 768
2ND LD: Japan's jobless rate unchanged at 5.4% in April. 612
3RD LD: Citizens file complaints against loan sharks. 286
3RD LD: Resona applies for 1.96 tril. yen in public funds. 709
3RD LD: Snow Brand staff get suspended terms for food poisoning. 653
71-year-old woman gets 6-year prison term for killing husband. 169
Aioi Insurance swings back into black on smaller one-off loss. 237
Aozora Bank boosts profit on resale of bad loans to gov't. 235
Asahi Mutual's solvency margin ratio falls to 360.4%. 325
BizTrend: Debt forgiveness on the sharp rise. 172
BizTrend: Ezaki Glico to sell chocolate bars with oldies CDs. 311
BizTrend: Stock-lending market expanding. 199
BIZTREND: Tokyo Disneyland operator posts record profit, sales. 220
BOJ board member questions effectiveness of additional easing. 342
Cabinet OK's moving up return of pension assets by one month. 393
Cash bonds, futures prices fall on profit-taking. 82
Citizen Watch returns to black with 5.82 bil. yen net profit. 258
Coalition panel OKs bill to ease way for bank sales of stocks. 287
Consumer credit firm DIC Finance fined for undeclared income. 388
Consumer credit firm Orient posts net loss for 4th yr. 195
CORRECTED: Dollar rises on rumors that another Japanese... 299
CORRECTED: Tokyo stocks open higher on weaker yen... 231
CORRECTED: Tokyo stocks rise after gains in U.S. dollar, shares. 543
Dai-ichi Mutual solvency margin down to 543.5% as of March 31. 334
Daiei's Fukuoka business generates operating profit. 234
Dollar at upper 116 yen level in early Tokyo trading. 87
Dollar edges up on purchases by brokerages, importers. 356
Dollar expected to weaken against yen next week. 775
Dollar falls against yen on exporter sales, Japan stock gains. 438
Dollar rises above 118 yen level in early Tokyo trading. 115
Dollar rises on rumors that another Japanese bank in trouble. 299
Dollar rises to 1-month high above 119 yen line in Tokyo. 399
Dollar rises to 3-week high at lower end of 118 yen in N.Y. 145
Dollar rises to around 117.50 yen in late Tokyo trading. 430
Dollar soars to 119 yen level in N.Y. 178
Dollar trading in lower 117 yen level in early Tokyo deals. 160
Dollar trading in middle of 118 yen level in early Tokyo deals. 144
Dollar up on news of Bush support for strong dollar. 586
Euro hits record high at over $1.1900 in Tokyo. 422
Euro remains firm in early N.Y. trading. 162
Euro surges above 140 yen to hit all-time high in NY. 170
Fed policy-maker urges BOJ to set price-level target. 442
Film studio Toei's group net profit soars 87.7%. 197
FSA orders Aioi Insurance to improve business practice. 165
FTC doubled desist orders over false labeling in FY 2002. 212
Fujita reports capital deficit, seeks bailout by SMBC. 207
Fukoku Mutual's solvency margin ratio down to 650.5%. 354
Hayashi rejects claims in damages suit over curry poisoning. 307
High court rejects appeal by 4 doctors over malpractice. 356
Japan Post sees lower investment returns on postal savings. 243
Japan Telecom Holdings swings bank to black on J-Phone success. 301
Japan wholesale, retail sales down 0.8% in April. 323
Japan's net overseas assets down 2.2% in 2002. 264
Japanese editorial excerpts. 442
Japanese editorial excerpts. 816
JGB prices fall on profit-taking. 132
JGBs to move narrowly next week, focus on 10-yr JGB auction. 351
Kirin to sell 1 mil. yen Scotch to mark 1953 coronation. 143
LEAD: BOJ's net income plunges in FY 2002. 413
LEAD: Core Tokyo consumer prices down 0.4% in May on year. 386
LEAD: Dollar falls against yen on effects of euro surge. 402
LEAD: Dollar rises above 118 yen to hit 3-week high in N.Y. 226
LEAD: Euro hits record high against dollar in N.Y. 193
LEAD: Fujitsu sells part of stake in Fanuc. 149
LEAD: Mitsui Mining falls into negative net worth. 306
LEAD: Mycal unveils restructuring plan, to become Aeon unit. 270
LEAD: Salaried households' spending down 1.0% in April. 198
LEAD: Tokyu Tourist sees losses in FY 2003 over SARS. 220
Major life insurers not eyeing cutting guaranteed yields. 418
Margin stock buying in Japan up for 2nd straight week. 94
Matsui Securities to buy failed firm's shares at 1 yen. 156
Meat dealer Starzen posts net profit despite stock losses. 314
Meiji Life solvency margin down to 532% as of March 31. 332
Millea Holdings posts 56.62 bil. yen group net profit. 297
Mitsui Mutual to raise solvency margin ratio to 600%. 267
Mitsui Mutual's solvency margin down to 410.4% at end of March. 319
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance group pretax profit down 20.8%. 245
Nikkei hits 2-month high on gains in U.S. dollar, stocks. 435
Nippon Broadcasting net profit down due to securities loss. 225
Nippon Life to make extra payments over fraudulent practices. 156
Nippon Life's solvency margin ratio down to 630.6%. 325
Nonresident investors remain net stock buyers last week. 190
Police investigate 5-yr-old boy's death at hospital. 273
Public money spent for failed banks tops 10 tril. yen. 198
Resona has 549.4 bil. yen latent losses from fund injections. 301
Sony Life solvency margin ratio at 1,354.2% as of March 31. 363
Stocks to go higher on firm U.S. shares, dollar. 637
Sumitomo Life solvency margin ratio falls in FY 2002. 306
Sumitomo Life to raise capital-equivalent by 59 bil. yen. 181
Takenaka hails banks' efforts to dispose of bad loans. 203
Tokyo stocks end 3-day winning streak, buyers retreat. 471
Tokyo stocks fall in morning, investors retreat to sidelines. 431
Tokyo stocks open higher after Wall Street surge. 171
Tokyo stocks open higher on weaker yen, Wall St. rise. 231
Tokyo stocks open higher, techs rise on gain in U.S. Nasdaq. 198
Tokyo stocks open lower, investors retreat to sidelines. 194
Tokyo stocks rise after gains in U.S. dollar, shares. 543
Tokyo stocks rise after Wall Street surge. 450
Tokyo stocks rise for 3rd day, Nikkei ends above 8,400. 549
Tokyo stocks rise in morning after Wall Street surge. 463
Tokyo stocks rise, Nikkei tops 8,400 as techs gain. 498
Tokyu's group net profit falls 71.3% on property sale losses. 254
U.S. 1st-qtr GDP growth revised upward to 1.9%. 263
Woman marry at average age of 26.8 yrs old: poll. 342
Yasuda Mutual's solvency margin ratio rises to 617.6%. 326
Yield on key issue hits record closing, intraday lows. 128
Yield on key JGB issue ends flat. 97
Yield on key JGB issue falls to record low. 117
Yield on key JGB issue falls to record low. 112
Yield on key JGB issue flat in morning. 102
Yield on key JGB issue hits record low. 118

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