Takeshi Kawasaki (2019 Annual)

Senior Staff Writer and Editorial Writer
Nikkei Inc.

Mr. Kawasaki has more than 20 years’ experience as a journalist in Japan. Since joining Nikkei Inc in 1996, he has covered capital markets and corporate finance news. His mainly focuses on the Japanese equity and fixed income market, the investment banking and asset management industries, and corporate finance. Mr. Kawasaki was promoted to Senior Staff Writer and Editorial Writer in April 2019. Some of his most notable articles include “Why Japanese equity is less volatile now”, “Corporate Japan lags the world on shareholder returns as a corporate initiative” and “Warnings from Japanese equity investors in global funds”, which seek to provide a global view on the Japanese market.