Shigeyoshi Matsuo (松尾 臣善 Matsuo Shigeyoshi, March 6, 1843 – April 7, 1916) was a Japanese businessman, central banker and the 6th Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ). He was a Baron and a member of Japan's House of Peers from 1900 through 1916.
In 1904, Matsuo assembled the heads of 35 commercial banks, offering favourable terms for lending by BOJ.
Matsuo construed complaints about "bad times" to mean that economic conditions were normal, and that there had been diminished opportunities for speculation.
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- Bank of Japan (BOJ), 6th Governor
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- BOJ, List of Governors.
- Wolf, David et al. (2007). The Russo-Japanese War in Global Perspective: World War Zero, p. 263., p. 263, at Google Books
- Matsuo, Shigeyoshi. (1911). "The Banking Year in Japan in 1910," in The Market world and Chronicle, Vol. 1, p. 20., p. 20, at Google Books
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