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Japan bad-loan costs drop as bankruptcy at 25-year low

Tokyo

THE cost for Japan's biggest banks to deal with soured loans all but disappeared in the first half as bankruptcies plunged.

Mizuho Financial Group Inc's lending arms had credit costs of just 400 million yen (S$4.6 million) in the first half, down from 539.3 billion yen in the year ended March 2009...

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