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Earnings leaks to local press not unfair, says outgoing head of JPX

As long as media outlets aren't trading on the information (about financial results), it's difficult to criticise them, says Mr Saito.


THE outgoing head of Japan's bourse is unperturbed about a disclosure practice that has characterised the nation's stock market for years.

Publishing companies' financial results in the local press before they are officially announced isn't unfair, Atsushi Saito, chief