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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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Nissho (along with the other quartet fellows) is a part of the zaikai (the business leader clique) which superceded the financial clique (the zaibatsu) of pre-war days.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.
Adherence to these beliefs meant that zaikai were unable to counter popular portrayals of themselves as selfish and profiteering.
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.