Business / Corporate Apr 23, 2020

Mizuho to suspend lottery ticket sales across Japan

Mizuho Bank said Wednesday it will suspend face-to-face lottery ticket sales at its branches across Japan starting Thursday, amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Mizuho Financial Group Inc. unit has already halted lottery ticket sales at branches in Tokyo and six other prefectures, after the government ...

Business / Corporate Jan 7, 2020

New Mizuho investment fund targets life sciences startups

Mizuho Financial Group Inc. has established an investment fund for life sciences startups. Mizuho Bank and Mizuho Capital Co., both units of the major financial group, will invest a total of ¥5 billion for the new fund, the group announced Monday. The investment fund will support ...