• Fokoku Life Mutual invests JPY 4.9bn in sustainable development bond

    12 March 2024

    Bond from Inter-American Development Bank for health and employment of Central American women

  • Springing back to life - JGB yields help Japan's CIOs repatriate GAs

    01 March 2023

    It's been an awfully long time coming, but yields on long-dated JGBs are becoming genuinely attractive to many Japanese CIOs - maybe for the first time in their careers, David Walker reports

  • Japan's insurers in small minority on stewardship code

    30 December 2019

    However affiliated managers are aplenty on signatory roster

  • Second Japanese firm targets unhedged foreign bonds

    13 October 2016

    Fukoku Mutual Life joins Mitsui in buying foreign bonds without currency hedging