Abe Rally Puts Megabanks on Pace for Annual Profit Targets

Abe Rally Puts Megabanks on Pace for Annual Profit Targets

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A man exits a Mizuho Bank Ltd. branch in Tokyo. Mizuho, the country’s third-biggest bank by market value, said yesterday that quarterly profit increased 35 percent to 248 billion yen.