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Toshiba weighs chip-unit options as Chinese regulators look set to delay sale to Bain beyond deadline

2018-04-23 japantimes.co.jp
Toshiba Corp. is all but guaranteed to miss a May 1 deadline to sell its memory chip business to a Bain Capital-led group, people familiar with the matter said, raising the chances it may consider other options that could yield billions of additional dollars for the unit.
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Japan’s Mizuho loses Saudi bond role in ongoing Gulf rift with Qatar

2018-04-19 japantimes.co.jp
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES/LONDON – Japan’s Mizuho Securities has lost a bond mandate for Saudi Arabia, on top of another for Qatar, banking sources said, highlighting how international banks have been caught up in Qatar’s ongoing dispute with its neighbours.
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Ex-Goldman banker brings dealmaking skills, sharpened on Toshiba unit sale, to startup eyeing IPO

2018-04-18 japantimes.co.jp
A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. investment banker who advised Toshiba Corp. on the sale of its $18 billion memory-chip unit is now applying his dealmaking skills at a Japanese startup that’s looking to go public.
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Ex-Goldman Banker Joins Japanese Startup Seeking IPO - Bloomberg

2018-04-18 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.
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Nikkei edges higher as index-heavy stocks' gains offset trade worries

2018-04-10 reuters
TOKYO, April 10 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average edged higher on Tuesday morning in choppy trade as gains in some index-heavy stocks such as robot maker Fanuc offset worries about a potential trade conflict between the United States and China.
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Banks Rush to Turn Japan Cashless - Bloomberg

2018-04-07 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.
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Banks rush to turn Japan cashless before legal change attracts tech giants

2018-04-05 japantimes.co.jp
Japanese banks, long content to foster the nation’s love for cash, are now diving into digital payments thanks to a regulatory change that threatens to usher in new rivals.
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Japan unveils proposals for controls on Initial Coin Offerings

2018-04-05 japantimes.co.jp
Japan is moving toward legalizing initial coin offerings, even as countries such as China and the U.S. restrict the fundraising method because of the risks it presents for investors.
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Japan Unveils Guidelines for Allowing Initial Coin Offerings - Bloomberg

2018-04-05 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.
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UroGen Pharma upgraded to outperform from market perform at Raymond James

2018-04-04 marketwatch
UroGen Pharma Announces Presentation of Results from Interim Analysis of Pivotal Phase 3 OLYMPUS Trial of UGN-101 (MitoGel(TM)) for Non-Surgical Treatment of Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer (UTUC)
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New chief of Japanese Bankers Association says lenders must persist with consolidation

2018-04-02 japantimes.co.jp
Japanese banks must move forward with consolidation by using everything from mergers to informal tie-ups to tackle declining profitability, according to the new chief of the industry’s main lobby group.
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Japan banks urged to persist with consolidation

2018-04-01 thestar.com.my
TOKYO: Japanese banks must move forward with consolidation by using everything from mergers to informal tie-ups to tackle declining profitability, according to the new chief of the industry’s main lobby group.
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Incoming lobby head says banks must persist with consolidation

2018-04-01 japantimes.co.jp
Japanese banks must move forward with consolidation by using everything from mergers to informal tie-ups to tackle declining profitability, according to the new chief of the industry’s main lobby group.
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Japan banks must persist with consolidation, new lobby head says

2018-03-31 themalaymailonline
A pedestrian walks past signboards of Resona Bank (left), Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (centre) and Mizuho Bank in Tokyo May 14, 2014. — Reuters pic TOKYO, April 1 — Japanese banks must move forward with consolidation by using everything from mergers to informal tie-ups to tackle declining profitability, according to the new chief of the industry’s main lobby group.
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Toshiba set to miss deadline on ¥2 trillion chip sale, pushing back Bain Capital deal by at least a month

2018-03-30 japantimes.co.jp
After waiting more than a year to learn the fate of its memory chip business, Toshiba Corp. investors are going to have to hold on a little longer.
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