Japan to Consider Easing Money Lending Rules

As part of measures to help small businesses hit by the financial turmoil, a government source has told Reuters that the Japanese government will consider easing regulations on money lending.


Last month, The Wall Street Journal reported that Japan's top financial-services regulator, Shizuka Kamei, promised to ease capital rules for lenders to small businesses and to put pressure on big companies that set tough terms with smaller suppliers.

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