• SHARE

Japanese banks are in a bind — again.

Sitting on record levels of excess cash, lenders are turning to riskier investments that need complex foreign exchange hedges, such as U.S. Treasuries, to make a return on deposits that ballooned during the pandemic. Many will be seeking to avoid past mistakes.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)