Japanese media say Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group [SMFG] plans to take a stake of 'several...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese media say Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group [SMFG] plans to take a stake of 'several percent' in Goldman Sachs (GS), investing up to $2.8B. But an insider says that while SMFG would consider an injection if asked, no request has been made.