Loan margins could widen as Japan banks refocus on home

Japan’s banks could refocus their businesses to bolster the domestic market after last week’s devastating earthquake, pushing up pricing for other Asian borrowers.

  • 17 Mar 2011

Bankers expect Japanese banks to pull resources from their offshore operations to support the local economy — but this could limit their role in regional loans syndications.

Japanese banks are active in the Asia Pacific loan market, deploying their balance sheets to take large underwriting positions and offer ...

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