A man walks past a sign of Japan's Financial Services Agency in Tokyo August 7, 2014. Japanese financial authorities are joining forces to scrutinise for the first time banks' exposure to a potential ... more 
A man walks past a sign of Japan's Financial Services Agency in Tokyo August 7, 2014. Japanese financial authorities are joining forces to scrutinise for the first time banks' exposure to a potential spike in interest rates, with a focus on the risks to regional lenders when the central bank eventually ends its massive easing. To match JAPAN-BANKS/REGIONAL REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS) less 
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Thu, Aug 7, 2014 4:04 AM EDT