Japan regulator suggests bank limit stock sales

In an attempt to stop Japanese banks from dragging the stock market down, Hideyuki Aizawa, head of Japan's Financial Reconstruction Commission, will call on banks to restrict the sale of their stock portfolios.

Heeding warnings from other government officials not to interfere in the financial markets, Aizawa said he is not ordering banks to stop, he is merely highlighting the problem and asking them to exercise caution. Traditionally, banks have held on to their enormous portfolios, but in

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