Mizuho Financial Group Inc (8411.T)
19 Jan 2018
Tue, Jan 16 2018
LONDON, Jan 16 (IFR) - Mizuho Financial Group's investment bank is targeting more debt capital markets business in the Middle East after opening a branch in Dubai, allowing it to provide advisory and arrangement services in the region.
* MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP SAYS TATSUFUMI SAKAI TO BE NEW CEO Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Chris Gallagher and Chang-Ran Kim)
Nov 13 Mizuho Financial Group Inc Chief Executive Yasuhiro Sato said:
* Smaller bad loan costs, gains from selling stocks are positive (Changes to quarterly figures)
TOKYO, Nov 13 Mizuho Financial Group said on Monday net profit fell 11.5 percent for the six months ended September, as it struggles to reverse declining income at its core banking business.
TOKYO, Oct 28 Mizuho Financial Group Inc is considering cutting its global workforce by a third in the next decade to stem a decline in profitability due to prolonged low interest rates in Japan, a person with knowledge of the issue told Reuters on Saturday.
* Says Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "A+" -R&I
* Mizuho Q1 net profit 118.3 bln yen vs 132.6 bln yen a year ago
TOKYO, July 31 Mizuho Financial Group on Monday reported a 10.8 percent fall in net profit for the first quarter, as lending business remains tepid amid ultra-low interest rates.
TOKYO, July 25 Japan's Mizuho Financial Group said it would set up a subsidiary in Frankfurt, the latest Japanese bank to choose the German city as its new base in the European Union as Britain prepares to leave the bloc, termed Brexit.