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Japanese Banks Are Cheap—But for Good Reason
Value investors are being tempted back into the sector, but problems remain.

 

Key Insights

 

  • Following the sell-off in global equities in late 2018, Japanese banks are currently trading around their lowest valuations in more than a decade.

 

  • However, Japan’s banking sector continues to face many challenges—and this is duly reflected in the current valuation levels.


  • Japan has one of the most crowded banking industries in the world. Given the highly competitive landscape, profit margins are being continually squeezed.

 


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Japanese Banks Are Cheap—But for Good Reason

 

 

T. Rowe Price, Insights on Japanese Equity, March 2019-Archibald Ciganer, Portfolio Manager, T. Rowe Price Japan Equity Strategy

04.03.2019