The system failure that made it difficult to use some services such as ATMs at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation from the evening of the 30th has not been resolved even half a day after the outbreak.

According to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, from around 5:30 pm on the 30th, the connection between the bank's core system and ATM = automated teller machine became unstable, making it difficult to use some services. ..

In addition to cash card and credit card transactions at convenience store ATMs, cashless payment service charges for smartphones, and ATMs at bank head offices and branches have become difficult to use, using cards from other banks. It means that the obstacle has not been resolved even in the morning of one day, which is almost half a day after the outbreak, due to the transaction of the case.

Banks are investigating the cause of the failure and rushing to recover, but so far there is no prospect of recovery.

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation says, "We are very sorry for the inconvenience."