Buffett looks to Japan with $6 billion bet on five biggest trading firms

Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) has bought a 5% stake in each of Japan’s five biggest trading houses, together worth over $6 billion, marking a departure for Chairman Warren Buffett as he looks beyond the United States to diversify his conglomerate. The long-term investment in Itochu Corp (8001.T), Marubeni Corp (8002.T), Mitsubishi Corp (8058.T), Mitsui & […]

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