How fragile is Japan"s banking sector?
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Published by Loughborough University Department of Economics] in [Loughborough, Leics .
Written in English

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Statementby Maximilian J.B. Hall.
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However, with the economy in Japan finally entering a recovery, most of these concerns have begun to ease, and Standard & Poor's outlook for the overall Japanese banking industry is now positive. Some, but not all banks provide English- language services. The Banking Act details the obligations and regulations for the banking sector, while the Financial Services Agency is the regulatory body. City banks. City banks (Toshi ginko) are the largest banks in Japan, providing domestic and international banking services. Headquartered in Tokyo. Banks. Japan's traditional banking system was segmented into clearly defined components in the late s: commercial banks (thirteen major and sixty-four smaller regional banks), long-term credit banks (seven), trust banks (seven), mutual loan and savings banks . The book was much broader, deeper and denser than I had expected. "Broader" in the scope of nations it studies -- substantial space is given to the development of the banking sector in the UK, USA, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, with further brief discussions on several more nations. I had been expecting a more-US-centric s:

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  Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World Book 50) - Kindle edition by Calomiris, Charles W., Stephen H. Haber. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Fragile by Design: The Political Reviews:   The Japanese banking industry has long pursued an integral model or vertically integrated model of business. A Rigid System. Japanese banks are massive financial groups, with a headquarters, main offices, branches, administrative centers, computer centers, and a large number of affiliated subsidiaries offering financial services and banking. As late as the s (that is, through the formative stage of modern Japanese industry), Japan had the worst, most disruptive, and most violent labor relations of any industrial country in the world.   Japan’s mega banks are already under pressure from a combination of a shrinking customer base and negative interest rates. Among those challenging Japan’s mega banks are SBI Holdings, which has enjoyed the most success as an online retail brokerage in Japan.