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Investors line up against Mizuho support for coal

Investors with nearly $200 billion in assets holding shares in Japan's Mizuho Financial Group say they plan to back a shareholder motion urging the bank to cut its lending for coal and other fossil fuels, they told Reuters on Friday.

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Banks must step up climate risk disclosures, Lagarde says

Banks must improve transparency on their exposure to climate- change risk and central banks need to pay closer attention as the entire financial sector is at risk, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said on Thursday.