Top WSJ Stories on Japan: GPIF Quarterly Loss, Artificial Intelligence

Takahiro Mitani, head of Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund, posing for a picture in Tokyo. Japan’s public pension reserve fund lost ¥7.89 trillion in the three months to September. Reuters Your daily roundup of news from The Wall Street Journal related to Japan: Japan Pension Fund Posts Worst Quarterly Result Since 2008: Japan’s public pension reserve fund, the largest of its kind in the world, posted its biggest quarterly loss since the financial crisis for the quarter through September, dragged down by a global stock selloff. Japan Seeks Tech Revival With Artificial Intelligence: Over the past quarter century, Japan lost its technology leadership to rivals in the West in large part because of software shortcomings. Enter Daisuke Okanohara and “deep-learning” software—programs that, like the human brain, can learn on their own, without human hand-holding…


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