Mizuho Financial Group 6-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of November, 2007.
Commission File Number 001-33098
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
(Translation of registrants name into English)
5-5, Otemachi 1-chome
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004
(Address of principal executive office)
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
November 9, 2007
To whom it may concern:
Regarding Todays News Report
Today, Nikkei reported Mizuho Securities appears to have suffered losses of more than 100 billion yen on investments in asset-backed securities. This report is based on speculation.
Mizuho Securities has already announced its interim financial results for fiscal 2007 on October 26, 2007, and there is no revision to such results.
We will announce our consolidated full-year earnings estimates for fiscal 2007 on November 14, 2007, the date on which we plan to announce our interim results.