zaikai


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zai·kai

 (zī′kī′)
n.
The commercial and financial community of Japan.

[Japanese : zai, wealth; see zaibatsu + kai, community (from Middle Chinese kɦuaj`; also the source of Mandarin huì).]

zaikai

(zaɪˈkaɪ)
n
1. (Commerce) commerce finance the Japanese business and finance community, esp those with considerable power and influence
2. (Banking & Finance) commerce finance the Japanese business and finance community, esp those with considerable power and influence
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Zaikai souri sokkinroku: Dokd Toshio, Inayama Yoshihiro to no nananenkan [Confidential record on the premier of financial circle: Seven years with Doko Toshio, Inayama Yoshihiro].
In Chapter Four, Lai hones in on the actors and processes involved in making China policy in Japan, emphasizing in particular the influential "tripartite" of bureaucratic actors, Liberal Democratic Party politicians, and the business community (zaikai) in shaping China policy.
On Wednesday, Takefuji announced it has asked the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission to investigate the monthly magazine Zaikai Tembo for allegedly spreading unfounded rumors about the company.
Nissho (along with the other quartet fellows) is a part of the zaikai (the business leader clique) which superceded the financial clique (the zaibatsu) of pre-war days.
"Business community" is his translation for Japanese zaikai, but perhaps "business elite" better captures the place of this group in the Japanese economy.
said Wednesday it has asked the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission to investigate the Zaikai Tembo monthly magazine for spreading unfounded news against the major consumer finance company.