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Aiful Corp. said it may sue Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. for saying Japan’s biggest consumer finance company by assets may be insolvent, triggering a 25 percent slide in its share price.

Aiful has “no problems with funding,” the lender said in a statement Friday to the Tokyo Stock Exchange. “We will continue to protest against Lehman Brothers, and to recover our honor and trust, we are considering taking legal action.”

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