| Dec 6, 2016

Stocks rally on overseas equity gains

Stocks rebounded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday, supported by overnight rises in European and U.S. equities. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 85.55 points, or 0.47 percent, to close at 18,360.54. On Monday, the key market gauge shed 151.09 points. The TOPIX index of ...

Oct 29, 2013

Japan to probe mega-banks after mob loan scandal

The Financial Services Agency said it will probe Japan’s three biggest banks following the loans-to-mobsters scandal that has raised questions about corporate links with organized crime. The watchdog will look at Mizuho Bank’s business dealings as well as Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Sumitomo ...