Crisis in Japan - 06 October 08 - 11:30
Following the problems in the sub-prime lending market in America and
The run on HBOS in the UK , uncertainty has now hit Japan .
In the last 7 hours Origami Bank has folded, Sumo Bank has gone belly up
and Bonsai Bank announced plans to cut some of its branches. Yesterday,
it was announced that Karaoke Bank is up for sale and will likely go for
a song, while today shares in Kamikaze Bank were suspended after they
Samurai Bank is soldiering on following sharp cutbacks, Ninja Bank is
reported to have taken a hit, but they remain in the black. Furthermore,
500 staff at Karate Bank got the chop and analysts report that there is
something fishy going on at Sushi Bank where it is feared that staff may
get a raw deal.
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