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Loss Data Highlights Characteristics of Operational Risks Faced by Japanese Banks

-- A recent study shows that although the operational risk losses of Japanese are smaller than are those of US banks in terms of frequency and severity, they do have some similarities --

April 15, 2008
Financial Systems and Bank Examination Department
Bank of Japan

Translated into English by Bank of Japan from an article first featured in the "Kinzai Financial Weekly" published by the Kinzai Institute For Financial Affairs, Inc. The authors are Tsuyoshi Oyama (Associate Director General, Financial Systems and Bank Examination Department) and Tsuyoshi Nagafuji (Director, Financial Systems and Bank Examination Department <currently with Financial Service Agency>).

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