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Japanese Banks Expand to Ranks of World’s Biggest Energy Lenders

  • Banks that avoided credit crisis face risks in the oil patch
  • MUFG, Sumitomo Mitsui and Mizuho among U.S. shale creditors

Japanese banks, known for the risk-aversion that spared them the worst of the credit crisis, have quietly grown into some of the world’s largest energy lenders.

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