Markets

Meiji Yasuda to increase foreign bond, equity investments

TOKYO (Dow Jones) --Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co. plans to increase investments foreign bonds and equity funds in the fiscal year that started in April, an investment officer with the firm said. Because insurers must secure enough returns to fulf...

Deals

GE teams up with SoftBank on machine-to-machine data analysis

TOKYO -- General Electric is bringing its machine-to-machine data analysis services to Jap...

Economeister

Frederic Neumann: Don't let TPP stumble over beef

U.S. President Barack Obama heads for Tokyo this week. He will also travel to Malaysia, th...