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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/93/85
ContributionsInternational Monetary Fund.
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL16031927M

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With the recent collapse of the asset price "bubble," Japanese banks encountered significant pressure from both a sharp decline in the value of equity holdings and a marked increase in bad loans. In August , the Government initiated measures that stabilized equity prices and assisted banks in managing their nonperforming loans. With the recent collapse of the asset price “bubble,” Japanese banks encountered significant pressure from both a sharp decline in the value of equity holdings and a marked increase in bad loans. In August , the Government initiated measures that stabilized equity prices and assisted banks in managing their nonperforming : Steven M. Fries. Together, these studies present a compelling and consistent story of the Japanese economy. Financial system problems, largely triggered by the bursting of the asset price bubble in the early s, caused a fall in demand that worsened in due to increased banking regulation and a . During the "Bubble Economy" Japanese banks borrowed extensively in the Euro-dollar markets, trillion Yen by June of Despite being the largest banks in the world these Japanese banks were having to pay a premium in their borrowing, the so-called "Japanese rate". From the borrowed funds Japanese banks lent extensively.