Samurai Descendant Turns Abe's Third Archer

Sept. 6 (Bloomberg) -- A descendent of a 16th century samurai general, Japan's Minister for Economic and Fiscal Policy Akira Amari is on the front lines of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to revive the world's third-largest economy by overturning decades-old regulations and spurring investment. Amari is featured as a key policymaker in Bloomberg Markets' October special issue on the 50 Most Influential People in global finance. Bloomberg's Andy Sharp reports. (Source: Bloomberg)
Bank Misconduct Fines Are Concern, Bafin's Hufeld Says
02:37 - Germany’s biggest banks have sufficient capital to cope with mounting legal bills judging from what can be seen today, and it's of "paramount importance" for banks to fix their internal oversight processes, Felix Hufeld, president of German banking regulator Bafin, said. He spoke Wednesday with Bloomberg's Nicholas Comfort at the Banken Im Umbruch conference in Frankfurt, hosted by Handelsblatt. (Source: Bloomberg)
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