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Negative rate policy sapping Japanese banks' stamina

Major lenders' net interest income shrank 14% in 2 years

Diversifying revenue sources is an urgent task for Japanese banks amid ultra-low interest rates.

TOKYO -- In the nearly two years since the Bank of Japan embarked on its negative interest rate policy, the country's major banks have seen their lending operations deteriorate as their average lending rate remains stuck at under 1%.

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