More hype than bang

Hirsh, Michael
March 1998
Newsweek;3/30/1998, Vol. 131 Issue 13, p42
Focuses on the April 1, 1998 opening of Japan's financial markets to Western financiers. The launch of the Big Bang, as the opening is called, will lift foreign-exchange limits; Top global banks, such as Tokyo-Mitsubishi, will have to conform to international standards; Japan's problem with an inefficient banking system; The effect of Japan's problem on the global economy.


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