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Japan hit by another cryptocurrency heist, $60 million stolen

20 Sep 2018

TOKYO Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp said about $60 million in digital currencies were stolen from its exchange, highlighting the industry's vulnerability despite recent efforts by authorities to make it more secure.

Amsterdam attracts more trading firms seeking post-Brexit EU base - source

13 Sep 2018

LONDON/TOKYO At least 20 financial firms are applying for licenses to operate in Amsterdam in preparation for Britain's departure from the European Union, a source with knowledge of the matter said.

Amsterdam attracts more trading firms seeking post-Brexit EU base -source

13 Sep 2018

LONDON/TOKYO, Sept 13 At least 20 financial firms are applying for licenses to operate in Amsterdam in preparation for Britain's departure from the European Union, a source with knowledge of the matter said.

FOCUS-Mizuho's new leader tackles makeover of megabank

24 Aug 2018

TOKYO, Aug 24 When Tatsufumi Sakai was named chief executive and president of Mizuho Financial Group this year, many bankers and investors were surprised.

Japan's Mizuho to take on more lending risk to arrest decline in profitability: CEO

23 Aug 2018

TOKYO Mizuho Financial Group Inc will shed its conservative approach to lending and take on greater risk at home and abroad, its new chief executive told Reuters, as Japan's second-largest bank by assets looks to reverse its falling profitability.

Mizuho's new leader tackles makeover of megabank

23 Aug 2018

TOKYO When Tatsufumi Sakai was named chief executive and president of Mizuho Financial Group this year, many bankers and investors were surprised.

Mizuho's new leader tackles makeover of megabank

23 Aug 2018

TOKYO When Tatsufumi Sakai was named chief executive and president of Mizuho Financial Group this year, many bankers and investors were surprised.

Japan regulatory head scolds weak regional banks: 'Don't blame BOJ'

22 Aug 2018

TOKYO Japan's top financial regulator said regional banks "should not blame the Bank of Japan" for their woes, urging them to explore ways to survive ultra-low interest rates.

Japan's MUFG post best first-quarter in 7 years, helped by stock holdings sale

02 Aug 2018

TOKYO Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group reported the best first-quarter profit in seven years on Thursday, helped by sales of equity holdings and gains from clawing back provisions that had been set aside in the past for potential bad loans.

Japan's SMFG first-quarter profit down 6 percent on bigger tax bill

30 Jul 2018

TOKYO Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) reported a 6 percent drop in quarterly net profit, as bigger tax bills offset benefits from cost cutting measures and smaller bad loan losses.

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