Mizuho Bank

Mizuho Bank is the retail and corporate banking unit of Mizuho Financial Group. It is one of the three largest banks in Japan, called "megabanks," and has total assets of approximately $1.8t in 2017.

In 2018, Mizuho was named as one of the "systemically important financial institutions" in the world by policy research and development entity Financial Stability Board.

Mizuho Bank charged $6.75b negative interest rate by BOJ

This is the first time in 7 months that a megabank was charged.

Mizuho Bank charged $6.75b negative interest rate by BOJ

This is the first time in 7 months that a megabank was charged.

Banks’ tech risks intensifies as digitization ramps up: Fitch

Tech failures will have significant reputational and regulatory consequences for banks.

Asia’s Top 20 banks by revenue bounce back in 2021

But the recovery may not be sustained in 2022 as constraints pile up.

Mizuho Bank to invest $61m in Philippine digital bank operator Tonik Financial

The bank hopes to cash in on the Philippines growing digital finance sector.

Mizuho submits business improvement plan following tech failures

Mizuho most recently saw disruptions to its corporate online bank services on 11 January. 

Mizuho reports disruption in corporate online banking services

This comes almost a year after Mizuho suffered system failure in early 2021.

Japan’s new PM a positive for banks’ earnings outlook: Jefferies

Banks’ credit costs are expected to undershoot their guidance.

Mizuho, IFC inks MOU to establish carbon facility

It will facilitate the purchase and sale of voluntary carbon credits.