A signboard showing Japan's three "mega banks", Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (top), Mizuho Bank (2nd top), and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (3rd top) is pictured along a street in Tokyo ... more 
A signboard showing Japan's three "mega banks", Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (top), Mizuho Bank (2nd top), and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (3rd top) is pictured along a street in Tokyo February 3, 2014. Japan's biggest banks, flush with cash from a year-long stock market rally, are poised to benefit this year from a spurt in loan growth at home fuelled by the economic stimulus measures of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. REUTERS/Yuya Shino (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS) less 
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Reuters | Photo By YUYA SHINO / REUTERS
Mon, Feb 3, 2014 7:21 AM EST