Japanese Disaster


Helping Japan - What Firms Have Done So Far

Earthquake Map

With banks and other financial markets firms in the news more often than not for the wrong reasons these days, the unfolding disaster in Japan brings an opportunity for companies to underline that they really have learned about giving back to society.

No Time To Be A 'Hero' - Foreign Bankers Said To Flee Tokyo

Although the Tokyo-based International Bankers Association has issued a statement signed by 16 of the biggest global banks which confirms that they are currently operating a policy of 'business as usual' in Japan, Reuters reports that foreign bankers are fleeing Tokyo 'en masse', after 'fears of a large aftershock and reports of radiation from damaged nuclear power plants' has caused further panic and accelerated the exodus from Japan's capital city.