TOYO KEIZAI INC. began in 1895 as the publisher of Japan's first business magazine, TOYO KEIZAI SHIMPO (currently WEEKLY TOYO KEIZAI). The company has since evolved into a multi-media enterprise focused on the economy. From its inception, many notable names spent their early careers at TOYO KEIZAI INC., notably Tanzan Ishibashi (1884-1973) who became 55th Prime Minister of Japan after holding positions of minister of finance and minister of economy & trade, Chuji Machida (1863-1946), the last president of the Minseito political party after holding positions of minister of agriculture and minister of commerce & industry, as well as Tameyuki Amano (1861-1938), who became the president of Waseda University.

Our Media

In addition to our publications business including periodicals such as WEEKLY TOYO KEIZAI, KAISHA SHIKIHO (quarterly), books and textbooks, we operate various websites including the news website TOYO KEIZAI ONLINE as well as KAISHA SHIKIHO ONLINE, a website with information aimed at individual investors.


The most popular quarterly company handbook, first published in 1936. The handbook covers all companies listed on all Japanese stock exchanges. It contains information on financials, earnings releases, shareholders, and officers, together with overall business assessment and TOYO KEIZAI's own earnings estimates of all companies compiled by our analysts.

Provision of Various Database Services

In addition to KAISHA SHIKIHO, we publish yearbooks containing massive amounts of company data. Most of the compiled data is obtained through independent questionnaires and is available in text file formats such as CSV. We also extract and compile standardized data from YUHO annual security reports, a Japanese disclosure document.

TOYO DATA, Highly Acclaimed in Japan and Abroad

Data provided by TOYO KEIZAI is highly acclaimed in Japan as well as abroad for use in calculating free float weights for stock market indices such as TOPIX. In addition, based on our CSR data and assessments, TOYO KEIZAI INC. has become an ESG evaluation organization recognized by the Japan Exchange Group alongside overseas evaluation organizations. Flash earnings releases and TOYO KEIZAI's own earnings estimates on companies listed on stock exchanges in Japan are distributed through our network daily. TOYO DATA is distributed globally, through the services of financial information vendors including S&P Global, Refinitiv, and FactSet.

Corporate Profile

Established November 15, 1895
Business Line Publishing of periodicals and books, digital media business, database business, business promotion business, etc.
Headquarters 1-2-1 Nihonbashi Hongokucho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8345, Japan
Corporate Website https://corp.toyokeizai.net/en/

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