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Japan's FamilyMart to buy $1.9 billion stake in Don Quijote, unload Uny

Oct 11 2018

TOKYO Japan's FamilyMart Uny Holdings Co is buying 20 percent of Don Quijote Holdings Co for $1.9 billion and selling its remaining stake in general-merchandise unit Uny to the fast-growing discount retailer, which is already a part-owner.

Japan orders scandal-hit Suruga Bank to halt new property loans for 6 months

Oct 05 2018

TOKYO Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) said on Friday it had ordered Suruga Bank, a midsized bank mired in a lending scandal, to stop making new loans for property investments for six months.

Japan FSA raps hacked crypto exchange over lack of details on $62 mln theft

Sep 25 2018

TOKYO, Sept 25 Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp has failed to provide adequate details on how thieves hacked into its exchange to steal $62 million, or explained its delay in reporting the hack, the country's financial regulator said on Tuesday.

Japan hit by another cryptocurrency heist, $60 million stolen

Sep 20 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

Sep 13 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

Sep 13 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

Aug 23 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

Aug 23 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

Aug 23 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

Aug 23 2018

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

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