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Japan's Megabanks Have a Giant Problem: Too Many Employees - Bloomberg

2017-11-15 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (2-0)

Nikkei ends flat after choppy trade; tech shares rise

2017-11-14 reuters
TOKYO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average ended little changed on Tuesday in choppy trade, with semiconductor equipment makers attracting buyers while Mizuho Financial Group fell on downbeat earnings. (2-0)

Nikkei edges up in choppy trade; tech shares gain

2017-11-14 reuters
TOKYO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average edged up on Tuesday morning in choppy trade, with semiconductor equipment makers attracting buyers, while Mizuho Financial Group fell on dismal earnings. (4-0)

Asia markets: China economic data, pound, oil in focus

2017-11-14 cnbc
Asian equities were pressured in early Tuesday trade following a lackluster session on Wall Street that saw major indexes close just above the flat line. Investors also awaited the release of a slew of Chinese economic data points due later in the day. (34-0)

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day - Bloomberg

2017-11-14 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (14-0)

Mizuho Profit Falls as Bank Confirms Thousands of Jobs Will Go - Bloomberg

2017-11-13 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (4-0)

Japan bank Mizuho says to slash 19,000 jobs

2017-11-13 themalaymailonline
Mizuho said it would cut its current workforce of around 79,000 in Japan and overseas by about a quarter by March 2027. — AFP pic TOKYO, Nov 13 — Major Japanese bank Mizuho Financial Group said today it aimed to slash 19,000 jobs over the next decade as it announced a 12-per cent drop in its first-half profits. (2-0)

Mizuho’s April-September profit falls 11.5% on weak lending

2017-11-13 japantimes.co.jp
Mizuho Financial Group said Monday its net profit fell 11.5 percent for the six months ending in September, as it struggles to reverse declining income at its core banking business.

Nikkei falls 0.7% as rest of Asia wavers; sterling slides

2017-11-13 moneycontrol
The Nikkei 225 fell 0.72 percent, with trading houses, financials and retailers mostly lower. Energy-related stocks, however, were mixed against the broadly declining index: Fuji Oil Holding rose 1.15 percent while Inpex slid 1.52 percent. (12-0)

Japan’s biggest banks prepare for massive downsizing and cost overhauls

2017-11-10 japantimes.co.jp
Years of shrinking interest rates, demographic challenges and threats from rapidly advancing technology are finally coming to a head at Japan’s biggest banks as they prepare to eliminate thousands of positions and downsize branches. (4-0)

Nikkei ends flat as banks' weakness offset Fast Retailing's gains

2017-11-06 reuters
TOKYO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average ended flat on Monday as weakness in the banking sector offset gains in index-heavy Fast Retailing, while Subaru tumbled after the company cut its annual profit forecasts. (15-0)

Factbox: Kobe Steel's 10 largest shareholders

2017-11-06 in.reuters
- Asset Management One Co Ltd and other Mizuho Financial Group Inc companies 6.54 pct (23.83 mln shares) (2-0)

Nikkei at 21-year high

2017-11-06 thehindubusinessline
Japan's Nikkei share average touched a 21-year high on Monday as strong gains in the mining sector and shares such as clothing company Fast Retailing Co offset banking sector weakness. (15-0)

Nikkei at 21-year high; Fast Retailing jumps on sales

2017-11-06 themalaymailonline
The Nikkei was up 0.01 per cent at the end of morning trade at 22,541.55, after rising as high as 22,644.68, its highest intraday level since July 1996. — Reuters picTOKYO, Nov 6 — Japan’s Nikkei share average touched a 21-year high today as strong gains in the mining sector and shares such as clothing company Fast Retailing Co offset banking sector weakness. (15-0)

Nikkei at 21-year high; Fast Retailing jumps on sales

2017-11-06 reuters
TOKYO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average touched a 21-year high on Monday as strong gains in the mining sector and shares such as clothing company Fast Retailing Co offset banking sector weakness. (15-0)

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