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Ed Lincoln – Japan the Finance Center?

Friday, October 28, 2011   19:30 - 21:00

  • Edward J. Lincoln

In the late 1980s there was much talk and hope that Tokyo and Japanese financial institutions were on their way to being global leaders. The Tokyo Stock market, for example, had a market capitalization larger than the New York Stock Market, and listings of foreign firms on the TSE were increasing rapidly. The “Big Bang” financial reforms announced in 1996 were supposed to ensure that Tokyo would be a major international financial center. Today, however, Tokyo is arguably a less important international financial center than in 1990, and few Japanese financial institutions are major players in global markets. This talk will explore what happened (or did not happen) and offer some thoughts on why.

Date & Time:
Friday, October 28, 2011   19:30 - 21:00 (Doors open at 19:00)
2F, Azabu Hall
Temple University, Japan Campus
2-8-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Robert Dujarric (ICAS Director)
If possible, we ask you to register by E-mail (icas@tuj.temple.edu) , but we always welcome participants even you do not register. / 参加登録はなしでも参加できますので、直接会場へお越しください。


Edward J. Lincoln