He will be replaced by Tamio Honma, head of global markets in Japan and co-head of the institutional client group for Asia-Pacific
Norges Bank has the capacity to complete “a couple of” 100 billion yen ($912 million) deals in Japan each year “if the right opportunities come along”.
Alipay is working with retailers in popular tourist spots such as the Ameya Yokocho shopping street in Tokyo’s Ueno district.
MUFG has bought stakes in banks in the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam in recent years.
The Beijing-based startup aims to increase the number of properties available for holiday rental to about 100,000 by 2019 from 10,000 now.
Mizuho is seeking new ways to boost international earnings at a time of negative interest rates at home.
Japan’s biggest banks are expanding abroad and diversifying operations
Tie-up is the first between a Japanese bank and a global accelerator firm.
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