Changes in the Japanese Financial System and the Intermediary Functions of Banks

  • Hideo Ishihara


The Japanese financial system is currently undergoing a drastic transition. This chapter briefly surveys the future outlook of the financial intermediary functions of Japanese banks, especially in the area of corporate finance, against the background of the various changes emerging in the Japanese financial system. The chapter commences with a brief outline of the characteristics of the financial system that supported Japan’s rapid economic growth after the Second World War.


Interest Rate Financial System Financial Institution Corporate Finance Corporate Bond 
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© Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales 1993

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