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Fitch has lowered ratings three the largest banks of Japan

the International rating agency Fitch Ratings has lowered long-term ratings of a default of the emitter (RDE) under obligations in foreign and national currencies of three largest bank groups of Japan - Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Mizuho Financial Group (MHFG), Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) and their divisions, including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SMTB), to And - with And from - for falls of ratings of potential support by the state of the specified banks (SFR) to level And - from A.Prognoz on ratings stable .
Thus ratings three banks have been withdrawn from the list on revision with possibility of fall Rating Watch Negative. Short-term RDE banks have been confirmed at level F1, the press - release Fitch is told in published today.
Fall long-term RDE and SFR the credit organisations is connected with easing of ability of the state to support bank system of the country that is reflected in fall of a sovereign credit rating of Japan under obligations in foreign currency to level And + with negative the forecast from level AA in May 2012., it is told in the message of rating agency.
the forecast on long-term RDE banks stable because Fitch does not expect their decrease SFR even in case of fall of a sovereign credit rating of Japan on one step. In turn it is based on confidence Fitch of readiness of the government of Japan to support is system to significant banks in case of occurrence of similar necessity.