Seminar "GPIF Reform and Future of Japan's Economy"

Aug. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Yasuhisa Shiozaki, deputy policy chief of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, talked yesterday about the Government Pension Investment Fund in a keynote speech at Bloomberg's seminar "GPIF Reform and the Future of Japan's Economy." Takatoshi Ito, professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies who led a panel that advised the government on overhauling the GPIF, Shuhei Abe, chief executive officer of Sparx Group Co., a Japanese asset manager, and Yasuyuki Konuma, executive officer for the new listings department at Japan Exchange Group Inc.'s Tokyo Stock Exchange, participated in a panel discussion. (Excerpt. Source: Bloomberg)

Cameron and Merkel Head to Hamburg
46:24 - David Cameron will dine with the great and the good of Hamburg on Friday evening as part of his final push to secure new European Union membership terms that he can put to U.K. voters. The prime minister will hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel before the city’s Matthiae-Mahlzeit banquet, where both will make speeches. Czech Secretary of State for European Affairs Tomas Prouza and Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling added their voices to the chorus. SVM Asset Management Managing Director Colin McLean weighs the impacts of a potential exit with Bloomberg’s Manus Cranny on “Countdown.”
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