TOKYO, Oct 23 Japan's Shinsei Bank
plans to beef up its small-scale finance business in Asia
Pacific through alliances and acquisitions as it scrambles to
map out its own growth strategy to fend off SBI Holdings'
$1.1 billion takeover bid.
TOKYO Japan's banking regulator will take a role in overseeing computer systems at Mizuho Financial Group's retail banking arm after glitches that exposed failings at the country's third-largest lender despite $3.6 billion in upgrades.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Shinsei Bank's board has decided to use a poison-pill defence against an unsolicited $1.1 billion bid from shareholder SBI Holdings, the Japanese lender said on Friday, as it scrambles for ways to thwart the takeover.
TOKYO Japanese financial group SBI Holdings Inc on Thursday announced an offer to buy a near majority stake in Shinsei Bank Ltd in an unsolicited bid to take effective control of the lender.
TOKYO Global private equity firm Carlyle said on Wednesday it led a $312 million funding round for Japanese biotech company Spiber Inc, joining other global investors in betting on a growing number of late-stage Japanese startup firms.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Mizuho Financial Group's main banking unit suffered a system glitch that left branches nationwide unable to process transactions on Friday, the latest in a series of embarrassing system errors at Japan's No. 3 lender.
TOKYO (Reuters) -China's 14-year-old diving superstar Quan Hongchan claimed gold in the women's 10 metre platform with a near-perfect score at the Tokyo Games on Thursday, leaving a silver medal for team mate Chen Yuxi.
TOKYO Quan Hongchan of China advanced to the women's 10 metre platform diving finals in first place after a series of strong dives at the Tokyo Games on Thursday, while her compatriot Chen Yuxi came a close second.
TOKYO, Aug 4 Chinese teenagers Chen Yuxi and Quan Hongchan on Wednesday secured the top two spots in the preliminaries for the women's 10 metre platform diving at the Tokyo Olympic Games, while 2012 bronze medalist Pandelela Pamg of Malaysia was rocky throughout.