MUFG Profit Falls More Than Expected as Negative Rates Bite

  • Bank’s shares have rallied on speculation BOJ won’t cut more
  • MUFG posted lower gains from sales of cross-shareholdings

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.’s first-quarter profit fell more than analysts estimated as the central bank’s negative interest-rate policy sapped lending income and the company slowed sales of its shareholdings.

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