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(Update) Japan Big Banks' Combined 1st-Half Profits Down 10 Pct

(Update) Japan Big Banks' Combined 1st-Half Profits Down 10 Pct

   Tokyo, Nov. 14 (Jiji Press)--Japan's five major banking groups saw their combined net profits fall 10.8 pct in April-September from a year earlier due mainly to a prolonged low interest rate environment that has driven down lending margins.
   Their net profits totaled 1,512.5 billion yen, marking the first drop for the fiscal first half in three years. Under the Bank of Japan's ultralow interest rate policy, profits from lending operations dropped at all the five groups.

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