Crisis in Japanese Banks

19 November 2007

** This is such a bad joke that it is actually funny **

Following the problems in the sub-prime lending market in America and the run on Northern Rock in the UK, uncertainty has now hit Japan.

In the last 7 days, Origami Bank has folded, Sumo Bank has gone belly up and Bonsai Bank announced plans to cut some of its branches.

Yesterday, it was announced that Karaoke Bank is up for sale and will likely go for a song while today shares in Kamikaze Bank were suspended after they nose-dived.

Furthermore, 500 staff at Karate Bank got the chop and analysts report that there is something fishy going on at Sushi Bank where it is feared that staff may get a raw deal …

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5 Responses to “Crisis in Japanese Banks”

  1. med said

    hahaha…nice play of words but i dont think the japanese would be too happy about it 😉

  2. alexalynn said

    True, but that’s why this is a joke 😛

  3. San said

    What does “go for a song” mean?

  4. alexalynn said

    “Go for a song” means something being sold at much discounted price/value.

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