Mizuho Financial Group Inc (8411.T)
22 Feb 2017
Tue, Jan 31 2017
* Profit rise helped by one-time gain from asset management unit
TOKYO, Jan 31 Mizuho Financial Group on Tuesday reported an almost 3 percent drop in its net profit for the nine months ended in December, as Japanese banks continued to struggle to reverse a downward trend in lending income amid ultra-low interest rates.
BRIEF-Mizuho Financial Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust enter talks to combine custody services operations - Nikkei
* Mizuho Financial Group and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings have entered talks to combine their custody services operations - Nikkei
Jan 12 The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Thursday. To inform us of other job changes, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan 12 The London-based securities and investment banking arm of Mizuho Financial Group Inc named Borja Rivas as managing director, head of derivatives risk solutions EMEA.
* Keeps annual net profit forecast at 600 bln yen (Adds net interest income and domestic loans figures)
TOKYO, Nov 14 Mizuho Financial Group said first-half profit slipped 6.7 percent, hurt by the central bank's introduction of negative interest rates this year which has further squeezed already low returns on loans.
* Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "A+" -R&I