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Japan co-op plays matchmaker to single depositors

Falling population in area where it operates prompts firm to organise spouse-hunting event among customers


DEPOSIT your money at a bank in northern Japan and you could get more than interest payments. You might end up getting married.

This weekend, 184 depositors at Tsuruoka Shinkin Bank - single men and women with an average age of 32 - are invited to mingle in front of a tank of