japanese banks

Japanese banks’ hunt for capital resumes

Sumitomo follows Mizuho’s footsteps in issuing a Basel III-compliant Tier 2 note, replenishing Japanese banks’ yearly loss of $12 billion in legacy capital.
March 26, 2014

Japanese banks ponder the future

Investment banking has not helped JapanÆs banks to juice their profits. On the contrary, the struggle for a profitable model is still on.
February 04, 2008