The president of the scandal-tainted Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi hinted April 7 that he should be kept on as the head of the banking federation to avoid amplifying foreigners’ distrust in Japan’s banking sector.

But Satoru Kishi said that decision will be made not by himself, but by an ad-hoc committee at the Federation of Bankers Associations of Japan (Zenginkyo), which he said ought to consider many other factors.

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