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Japan's banking system

To an outside observer, the recent gains on the Tokyo stock exchange may seem somewhat strange. The Nikkei index posted near-record gains after it was announced that Japan's 10th biggest bank would go into liquidation.

Wednesday, 19 November, 1997, 12:00am

The Week in Quotes

'While the entry of foreign funds is a plus sign for the stock market and the economy, they are double-bladed, especially when they tend to exit like a flock of birds' - Philippine Stock Exchange president Jose Luis Yulo on foreign funds.

14 Sep 1997 - 12:00am


INTERFORM Ceramics Technologies says it has raised US$20 million to finance its joint ventures in China and for working capital purposes.

Takugin International (Asia) is the arranger of the syndicated loan, co-arranged by Bank of East Asia and Hokkaido Takushoku Bank.

31 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Deposits experience 0.4pc dip

DEPOSITS at Japan's 11 major commercial banks at the end of September decreased 0.4 per cent from a year earlier and were down 0.3 per cent from the end of August, the Federation of Bankers Associations says.

Deposits as of September totalled 179.25 trillion yen (about HK$13 trillion), the federation said.

14 Oct 1993 - 12:00am