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Japanese companies must stop gloating about cash-hoarding

They should have been returning money to shareholders instead of letting it pile up for a rainy day

| Japan
Yasutoshi Nishimura, the minister in charge of the coronavirus response, is raising corporate Japan's cost of capital.   © Kyodo

Stephen Givens is a corporate lawyer based in Tokyo.

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