(The following statement was released by the rating agency)
TOKYO, September 15 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Suruga
Long-Term Issuer Default Rating at 'A-' with a Stable Outlook.
At the same time,
Fitch has chosen to withdraw the ratings of Suruga Bank for
Fitch will no longer provide rating and analytical coverage on
A full list of rating action is at the end of this commentary.
KEY RATING DRIVERS
The affirmation of Suruga's ratings reflects limited