Japanese banks stable for now but risks rising, says BOJ
Large holdings of government bonds expose the banks to falls in bond values
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 - 5:50 AM
JAPANESE banks are given a relatively clean bill of health - for now - by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) in its latest Financial System Report (FSR) published on Friday. But the report highlights the potential risks that banks face from having large holdings of government bonds at a time...