Moody's Investors Service hosted a teleconference on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 to discuss our 2018 outlook for Japanese financial institutions.
This discussion was led by:
» Graeme Knowd, Managing Director-Banking, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's Japan K.K. (Moderator)
» Tetsuya Yamamoto, Vice President-Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group
» Soichiro Makimoto, Vice President-Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group
» Raymond Spencer, Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions Group
The following topics were discussed:
» Banks: Stronger domestic and overseas growth will support asset quality, while profitability will deteriorate, but at a slower pace
» Life insurers: The impact of ultralow interest rates is mitigated by high mortality and morbidity margins
» P&C insurers: Domestic profitability will remain strong, driven by the auto insurance business
» Finance companies: Profitability and asset quality will remain stable, with capital buffers sufficient
This call lasted approximately 60 minutes and registration was required.
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