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Comment: Japan antitrust regulator plays key role in prying open the banking sector

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 09 Jul 2020 05:06
  • 13 Aug 2020 23:44
Japan’s latest economic strategy drafted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s policy team last week reflects a long-awaited change in the financial sector  —  the scrapping of the nearly half-century-old bank transfer fees, which are unjustifiable in the digital age.
While the cost of Japan’s retail banking has long been questioned,

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Toko Sekiguchi

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Toko is a senior correspondent in Tokyo covering antitrust, anti-bribery & corruption, financial services and regulatory issues in Japan. Before joining MLex, she has worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News, Bloomberg News and Time Magazine.

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