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Abenomics reboot should include shake up of Japan’s regional banks

Fresh off a big election win on Sunday, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged an Abenomics reboot to boost competitiveness and living standards. Why not start by shaking up regional banks? These sleepy lenders are, after all, the place where the Bank of Japan’s liquidity goes to die. That’s a significant problem when BOJ easing […]