• Kyodo


The labor union of Mizuho Financial Group Inc. decided Wednesday not to request a pay-scale hike at this year’s wage talks, given that the banking group has taken a battering from the central bank’s negative interest policy, sources said.

The union plans to gain members’ approval by the end of March before informing management of the decision, they said.

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