Fleeting blossom

1 February 2012 By John Foley

The Japanese bank returned to profit in the last quarter as corporate finance rebounded and fixed income held up. Given dismal markets and the exit of top banker Jesse Bhattal, it could have been worse. But investors will need further improvement to justify keeping the lights on.

This content is for Subscribers only

To access full Breakingviews.com content you must be a subscriber. Please use the following link to request a trial.

 

Email a friend

Please complete the form below.

Required fields *

*
*
*

(Separate multiple email addresses with commas)