FILE PHOTO: Japan's newly-appointed Finance Minister Taro Aso speaks at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, September 16, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
November 20, 2020
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday his ministry and the Bank of Japan were cooperating effectively to ensure financial stability.
He also said that, generally speaking, any decision by financial institutions to consolidate was up to their management.
(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chris Gallagher)