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Economics, Policy & Regulation

Japan Bank Governor Nominee Charts Own Course

Kazuo Uedawill have his plate full when he takes over in the spring, with the market keen to see whether—and how soon—he will deviate from his predecessors controversial policies.

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Japan: Regional Bank M&A On The Rise

Japan'spolicymakers are encouraging consolidation in the banking system, sparkinga wave of regional bank mergers and acquisitions.

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Softbank Takes A Step Back

Last yearSoftBank earned the highest profits ever for a Japanese firm and during the first quarter of 2022 had its worst quarter ever, losing $15 billion.