[TOKYO] Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc will tie up with internet brokerage SBI Holdings in a smartphone service business, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, adding the two firms are...

[TOKYO] Japanese internet banking giant SBI Holdings and Fukushima Bank will form a capital and strategic tie-up through an investment of up to 20 per cent by SBI in the regional lender, public...

[TOKYO] Yoshitaka Kitao wants to build a financial empire in an area shunned by investors: the downtrodden ranks of Japan's regional banks.