Aug 16, 2016

Japan banks introducing telecommuting, reduced working hours

More major Japanese banks are reviewing their working patterns and introducing such systems as telecommuting and shorter working hours to help carers and parents with young children get the time they need. Mizuho Financial Group Inc. plans to allow some 23,000 employees at the ...

Mizuho has more loans to the mob

Nov 13, 2013

Mizuho has more loans to the mob


Mizuho Bank has outstanding loans to yakuza and other antisocial elements apart from car loans extended through its affiliate credit company, Orient Corp., President Ya­su­hi­ro Sa­to tells the Diet.

Jun 27, 2013

Three top banks to bump up mortgage rates in July

Three major banks are considering hiking their housing loan rates more in July as record-low long-term interest rates continue to edge up, sources said. Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mizuho Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. are likely to raise their 10-year fixed-rate mortgages by ...