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Mizuho Bank’s CEO Speaks at Tsinghua PBCSF Financiers Forum


On December 8th, Nobuhide Hayashi, President and CEO of Mizuho Bank, Ltd, visited PBCSF and presented a keynote speech titled “Fintech: Mizuho’s New Opportunities” at Tsinghua PBCSF Financiers Forum.

The visit was warmly welcomed by PBCSF Associate Dean, Mr. KANG Yitong. He emphasized that, PBCSF is one of the best platforms for understanding and study Chinese Financial industry, which has attracted students from Bank of Japan, Japan Ministry of Finance, and Sumimoto Mitsui Banking Corporation. Mr. Hayashi agreed that more cooperation can be carried out in aspects including international exchange programs, scholarship and internship.

In the following keynote speech, Mr. Hayashi shared his insights on Mizuho’s sustainable development strategy during the globalization. He thinks fintech will lead the new trend of innovation. Chinese internet service suppliers are leading the development of the fintech industry, while big data and artificial intelligence is leading Japan’s fintech industry. He also emphasized that, however fintech develops, financial innovation should be pursued with an eye on improving convenience and maintaining a high level of reliability.

Mizuho Bank, Ltd was founded in 2002. Through the corporate splits, the operations of DKB, Fuji, and IBJ were consolidated and reorganized into Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (MHBK) and Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. (MHCB) in 2002. Mizuho Bank, Ltd is now offering financial services in 38 countries and regions in the world. It is also one of the first foreign banks that offer banking service in China. Since its first China industrial finance seminar, and through three decades of development, Mizuho has set up 16 branches in China.

Tsinghua PBCSF Financiers Forum, since 2013, serves as a platform for promoting communication between acclaimed financiers and the general public. We bring together industry elite and academic stars to share with the audience their expertise and perspectives on domestic and international financial trends.


>Tsinghua National Institute of Financial Research