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Long-Term Credit Banks

Bank of Japan | English | Japanese
Webpage for Nippon Ginko, Japan's central bank, now a special public corporation. Site information includes daily updates of discount rate, exchange rate, account balances and operations.
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Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan (DICJ) | English | Japanese
Originally established as semi-governmental organization in 1971, and revamped with greatly expanded powers in 1996. Objectives include resolution of failed financial institutions, collection of non-performing loans, pursuit of liabilities and investigation, and revitalization and early strengthening of financial functions.
(Hits: 3,891 Listed: 03/11/2003)
Development Bank of Japan | English | Japanese
Policy-based quasi-government financial institution established as special corporation by Development Bank of Japan Law (1999). Provides long-term funding with focus on community, regional economic development and environmental preservation.
(Hits: 3,901 Listed: 04/14/2006)
Federation of Bankers Associations of Japan (Zenginkyo) | English | Japanese
Homepage includes overview of Financial industry, statistics, etc.
(Hits: 3,891 Listed: 11/13/2003)
Financial Services Agency (FSA) | English | Japanese
Kinyu-cho. Gained independance from the Ministry of Finance in 1998 and placed under Prime Minister's office. Currently under Cabinet Office. Website includes descriptions of the function of the FSA, press releases, statements and presentations, list of licensed financial institutions, info about the deposit insurance system, etc. Financial Reconstruction Commission (FRC) was merged into FSA in 2001.
(Hits: 3,892 Listed: 03/11/2003)
Glossary of Financial Terms - Mizuho Securities | English
Translation tool for: Accounting, banking, credit ratings, financial market, futures market, taxation, etc.
(Hits: 3,893 Listed: 05/16/2004)
Japan Bank for International Cooperation | English | Japanese
Quasi-government institution administers loans under statutory mandate to support international economic activity: International Financial Operations - supporting overseas projects of Japanese corporations; Overseas Economic Cooperation Operations - supporting developing economies. Avoids competing with private sector.
(Hits: 3,897 Listed: 04/14/2006)
Japan Financials | English
Translations of financial statements from official securities filings for 2500++ publicly listed companies in Japan.
(Hits: 3,889 Listed: 10/23/2003)
Postal Savings Homepage | English | Japanese
Postal Savings Homepage. Information on products and services available. Maintained by Japan Post.
(Hits: 3,891 Listed: 06/21/2003)

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