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Bank of America Commits to London Even as Brexit Draws Closer - Bloomberg

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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. (54-0)

SMFG / Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. FORM 6-K (Current Report of Foreign Issuer)

2018-02-20 sec.gov
FORM 6-K Table of Contents     UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549     FORM 6-K     REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the month of February 2018 Commission file number 001-34919     SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. (Translation of registrant’s name into English)     1-2, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan (Address of principal executive offices)     Indicate by

Nikkei drops as financials, index-heavyweights underperform

2018-02-20 reuters
TOKYO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks dropped on Tuesday as a combination of a retreat in risk appetite and profit-taking dented the broader market, with financials and index-heavy shares underperforming . (2-0)

Nikkei drops on profit-taking; financials underperform

2018-02-20 themalaymailonline
The Nikkei dropped 1.4 per cent to 21,831.66 in midmorning trade, after rising 2 per cent yesterday. — Reuters pic TOKYO, Feb 20 — Japan’s Nikkei share average dropped today morning as investors wasted no time to lock in profits from the previous day’s rally, while such financial shares as banks and insurers underperformed. (2-0)

Nikkei drops on profit-taking; financials underperform

2018-02-20 reuters
TOKYO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average dropped on Tuesday morning as investors wasted no time to lock in profits from the previous day’s rally, while such financial shares as banks and insurers underperformed. (2-0)

Japan's Mizuho sees pickup in US M&A lending after tax cut

2018-02-18 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group Inc (8411.T) sees a pickup in overseas lending after a slowdown last year in the United States, where a recently enacted corporate tax cut is widely expected to spur mergers and acquisitions (M&As). (2-0)

In graying Japan, securities firms target seniors’ assets with end-of-life services

2018-02-18 japantimes.co.jp
Japanese securities firms are expanding services for shūkatsu (end-of-life preparations) as a marketing strategy to lure elderly customers.

SMFG / Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. FORM 6-K (Current Report of Foreign Issuer)

2018-02-15 sec.gov
Form 6-K     UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 FORM 6-K REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the month of February 2018 Commission File Number 001-34919 SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. (Translation of registrant’s name into English) 1-2, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan (Address of principal executive offices)   Indicate by check mark whether the registrant fi

Japan ETFs in Focus as GDP Grows for 8 Straight Quarters

2018-02-15 zacks
GDP growth in the world’s third-largest economy slowed in Q4, keeping with the initial estimate. It nevertheless grew for eight consecutive quarters, the longest streak since a 12-quarter expansion ended in 1989, the period of Japan’s economic bubble. (11-0)

SMFG / Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. FORM 6-K (Current Report of Foreign Issuer)

2018-02-14 sec.gov
FORM 6-K     UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 FORM 6-K REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the month of February 2018 Commission File Number 001-34919 SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. (Translation of registrant’s name into English) 1-2, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan (Address of principal executive offices)   Indicate by check mark whether the registrant fi

Toshiba names ex-banker as CEO, seen tackling opposition to chip unit sale - Channel NewsAsia

2018-02-14 channelnewsasia
TOKYO: Toshiba Corp appointed a former banker experienced in dealing with distressed companies as CEO, and forecast its first annual profit in four years, helped by a buoyant chip business that it has agreed to sell.

Toshiba says to appoint ex-banker as next CEO

2018-02-14 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Toshiba Corp said on Wednesday it is appointing Nobuaki Kurumatani, a former executive of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, as its chairman and chief executive.

Broadcom lines up biggest debt financing ever for Qualcomm

2018-02-12 themalaymailonline
A sign to the campus offices of chip maker Broadcom Ltd, who announced on Monday an unsolicited bid to buy peer Qualcomm Inc for US$103 billion, is shown in Irvine, California, November 6, 2017. — Reuters picNEW YORK, Feb 12 — Broadcom Ltd has lined up as much as US$106 billion of debt financing to back its proposed acquisition of Qualcomm Inc, winning what would be the biggest corporate loan on record at a precarious time for credit markets. (198-0)

Broadcom Lines Up Biggest Debt Financing Ever for Qualcomm - Bloomberg

2018-02-12 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. (198-0)

Japan’s staff-heavy banks downsize and turn to technology for survival

2018-02-12 japantimes.co.jp
As the Bank of Japan’s prolonged ultra-easy money policy weighs on earnings, the emergence of technology like artificial intelligence is transforming the mechanics of financing and threatening to replace thousands of roles with automated systems. (80-1)


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