TOKYO, April 13 Japan's financial watchdog has
launched an on-site inspection of Suruga Bank Ltd in
connection with loans it made to customers for housing
investment, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Friday.
TOKYO, March 20 Japan's financial watchdog on
Tuesday ordered Suruga Bank to report on loans it made
for home investment, a person involved in the matter said,
heightening concerns over lending that has driven the small
bank's shares down this year.