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    1. Mitsubishi Estate to sell Tokyo property to Mizuho for $1.35 bln


      Thu, 27 Nov 2014

      TOKYO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Estate Co Ltd, one of Japan's largest property developers, said on Thursday it has agreed to sell a 41-year-old office building in Tokyo back to Mizuho Financial Group for 159 billion yen ($1.35 billion).

    2. Fitch Affirms Major Japanese Banks' Ratings; Outlooks Stable


      Fri, 21 Nov 2014

      Ratings has affirmed the Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) of two Japanese bank holding companies - Mizuho Financial Group , Inc. (MHFG) and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG) - and their banking subsidiaries. The

    3. Mizuho H1 net profit falls less-than-forecast 17 pct


      Fri, 14 Nov 2014

      TOKYO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Mizuho Financial Group Inc reported on Friday a smaller drop in first-half profit than it had projected at the start of the year, supported by strength in its market division and lower credit costs.

    4. Platinum Upholds Its Impressive Track Record but Don't Extrapolate 2013's 47% Investment Return


      Fri, 21 Feb 2014

      In our opinion, attracting international investment capital is something relatively new peer Magellan Financial Group (ASX: MFG ) has done particularly well. In a short period of time, and with a less extensive investment track record, its sales and

    5. Alleged Mob Loans Support Poor Stewardship Rating at Mizuho


      Mon, 21 Oct 2013

      Japanese regulators recently ordered Mizuho Financial Group to strengthen internal controls after accusations that the bank made loans to organized crime. The latest allegations merely add

    6. Market Down LNN UP


      Fri, 20 Sep 2013

      LNN Lindsay Mfg the irrigation company having a pretty decent up move today in an overall weak market. LNN is a small cap I have been watch listing and owning for a couple years. I think it is a strong take out candidate.

    7. Macroeconomic Policies Driving Japanese Bank Valuations


      Thu, 20 Jun 2013

      the resulting volatility in the yen/dollar exchange rate, we remind investors that our ADR valuations for Mizuho Financial Group MFG and Nomura NMR reflect the May 31 exchange rate. Rapid changes in currency valuation could result in significant

    8. Funds to play U.S. mfg . renaissance?


      Wed, 12 Jun 2013

      Any ideas out there on funds that are best positioned to capitalize on the broader themes that may underpin (the increasingly discussed) potential for a U.S. manufacturing renaissance?  Shale gas, sensor technology, 3D printing, technology miniaturization, etc.  Not funds pursuing a specific ...

    9. Labor Data: Healthy Gains


      Tue, 10 Jan 2012

      even if we forgive this, other areas also posted good gains. Manufacturing rose 23,000 (vehicle, machinery, and computer mfg ) and construction rose 17,000 (primarily due to warmer than usual weather), both well above trend. Leisure and health services

    10. Mizuho Financial to cut 3000 jobs: report


      Fri, 11 Nov 2011

      (Reuters) - As part of the restructuring related to the merger of its two banking units, Mizuho Financial Group Inc will cut 10 percent of its workforce, or 3,000 jobs, by end of fiscal 2015, The...

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