Mizuho Financial Group Inc (8411.T)
20 Jul 2018
TOKYO Japanese banks are moving to stop handling all Iran-related transactions to meet a November deadline set by the United States, after President Donald Trump in May pulled out of a nuclear programme agreement with Tehran.
* Mizuho says to halt Iran transactions (Adds SMBC comment in paragraph 3)
TOKYO Japan's Sharp Corp said on Tuesday it will issue new shares worth about 200 billion yen ($1.8 billion), sending shares of the company tumbling.
TOKYO, June 5 Japan's Sharp Corp said on Tuesday it will issue new shares worth about 200 billion yen ($1.8 billion), sending shares of the company tumbling.
TOKYO SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, founder of the world's largest private equity fund, said on Tuesday a second Vision Fund would be set up in the near future, with funds from investors in the first venture or institutions.
* Institutional investors also showing interest (Adds comment)
* 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.