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Virtuous circle

26 February 2019 By Jeffrey Goldfarb

The Super Mario maker is repurchasing $300 mln of stock and cancelling hoarded shares as owners like Bank of Kyoto adapt to new cross-holding rules. Buybacks can be a poor use of cash, but with Japan Inc holding $4 trln in reserve Nintendo is joining a worthwhile movement.

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