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American IRA Discusses Self-Directed IRA Owners Could Benefit from Japanese Pension Fund Shift

  ASHEVILLE, N.C./ NOVEMBER 23, 2018 (STL.News) According to a new report from JP Morgan, pension funds in Japan are now allocating a large amount—over 17%–to alternative investment classes. This is up from 11% as of only five years ago—and many of the pension funds listed intend to expand exposure to alternative investment classes. Self-Directed … Continue reading American IRA Discusses Self-Directed IRA Owners Could Benefit from Japanese Pension Fund Shift

PARIS | Renault board: Ghosn to remain CEO while detained in Japan

PARIS— Carlos Ghosn will remain chairman and CEO of Renault despite being detained in Japan on allegations he misused assets of partner Nissan Motor Co. and under-reported millions of dollars in income. The French carmaker’s board of directors announced its decision after an emergency meeting in Paris on Tuesday. The board, however, said it was … Continue reading PARIS | Renault board: Ghosn to remain CEO while detained in Japan

PARIS | Renault board meets after arrest of CEO Ghosn in Japan

PARIS— Renault’s board of directors was holding an emergency meeting Tuesday to consider its next moves after its CEO Carlos Ghosn was detained in Japan amid allegations he misused assets of partner Nissan Motor Co. and under-reported millions of dollars in income. Japanese prosecutors were considering Tuesday whether to file formal charges against Ghosn, Nissan’s … Continue reading PARIS | Renault board meets after arrest of CEO Ghosn in Japan

United States | U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations

United States – On November 15, senior officials from the United States, Australia, India, and Japan met in Singapore for consultations on the Indo-Pacific region. The officials reaffirmed a shared commitment to maintain and strengthen a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous. They further highlighted the complementary … Continue reading United States | U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations

United States | Extended Deterrence Dialogue Between the United States and Japan

United States – The United States and Japan will hold a session of the Extended Deterrence Dialogue (EDD) on October 29-31 in Tokyo, Japan. The EDD provides an opportunity for the two governments to frankly exchange views on how to maintain and strengthen deterrence as part of their security and defense cooperation. Under the framework … Continue reading United States | Extended Deterrence Dialogue Between the United States and Japan

TOKYO | Japan, India leaders build ties amid trade, security worries

TOKYO — The leaders of Japan and India are reaffirming their ties amid growing worries about trade and regional stability. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived Saturday, is meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a resort area near Mount Fuji on Sunday. Modi is also visiting a nearby plant of major Japanese robot … Continue reading TOKYO | Japan, India leaders build ties amid trade, security worries

MOSCOW | Royal Botanic Garden seeks respect for world’s fungus

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday suggested that Russia and Japan should sign a much-anticipated peace treaty formally ending hostilities from World War II before the end of the year. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been pushing for a way forward in the dispute, with the two leaders holding numerous meetings and … Continue reading MOSCOW | Royal Botanic Garden seeks respect for world’s fungus