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Japan Securities Finance Co. Ltd. Jun 08
Standard & Poors, June 2008
Leading market position as the sole securities finance company licensed to conduct margin lending for the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) Sound asset profile and appropriate capitalization for asset risks assumed Large exposure to Japanese Government Bonds (JGBs) and structured bonds Japan Securities Finance Co. Ltd. (JSF; A/Stable/A-1) is a securities finance company licensed to engage in the margin lending business, dealing with funds and stock certificates needed to settle margin transactions. JSF maintains considerable market strength as the sole securities finance company licensed to conduct margin lending for the TSE. The company's margin lending business provides about 50% of its revenues, but performance in this segment is highly correlated to market interest rates and margin transaction volumes. Even so, declines...
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Japan Securities Finance Co. Ltd.