Mizuho Financial Group Inc (8411.T)
Tue, May 15 2018
* Profit falls even with gains from release of bad loan reserves
TOKYO, May 15 Mizuho Financial Group Inc on Tuesday reported a 4.4 percent fall in net profit for the year ended March, beating analyst estimates, weighed down by a weak lending business plagued with ultra-low interest rates.
NEW YORK, May 10 (LPC) - Mizuho Americas said it has made five senior hires for its high yield sales and trading team, expanding the financial institution’s capital markets commitment specifically in leveraged finance.
DUBAI Japan's Mizuho Securities withdrew from its role as a bookrunner for a U.S. dollar-denominated bond issued by Qatar last week, in the latest sign international banks are wary of doing business in the Gulf state amid a regional dispute.
DUBAI, April 17 Japan's Mizuho Financial Group, a bank initially appointed as bookrunner for a U.S. dollar-denominated bond by Qatar, has withdrawn from the transaction, it said on Tuesday.
* TOSHIBA LENDER MIZUHO CEO SAYS HAS BEEN TOLD NO CHANGE IN PLAN TO SELL MEMORY CHIP UNIT Further company coverage: (Reporting by Taiga Uranaka)
* MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP INC INTENDS TO FORM PARTNERSHIP WITH SHIZUOKA BANK IN AN EFFORT BY MIZUHO TO TRIM COSTS AND REDISTRIBUTE OPERATIONS - NIKKEI Source text: (http://s.nikkei.com/2FTGYVM) Further company coverage:
TOKYO Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc sees a pickup in overseas lending after a slowdown last year in the United States, where a recently enacted corporate tax cut is widely expected to spur mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
TOKYO, Feb 19 Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc sees a pickup in overseas lending after a slowdown last year in the United States, where a recently enacted corporate tax cut is widely expected to spur mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
* Japanese banks selling stock portfolio to reduce market risks