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Feb 18, 2021 01:27 PM

Bank of Japan's Kuroda tell Suga March review aimed at sustaining easy policy

[TOKYO] Japan's central bank governor said on Thursday he told the country's prime minister the bank would conduct a...

Feb 17, 2021 05:50 AM

BOJ governor says no plan to 'permanently reduce' ETF buying

JAPAN'S central bank has no plans to "permanently reduce" its purchases of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), its...

Feb 16, 2021 10:15 AM

Bank of Japan's Kuroda says stock boom reflects economic optimism, defends ETF scheme

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday the recent stock price rally reflected market...

Feb 10, 2021 10:43 AM

Bank of Japan policymaker highlights cost of huge asset buying, signals tweak in March review

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan must be mindful of the potential demerits of its huge asset purchases, board member...

Feb 3, 2021 12:56 PM

Architect of Bank of Japan's 'bazooka' stimulus calls for fiscal firepower to beat deflation

[TOKYO] With interest rates already ultra-low, Japan must switch to bolder fiscal spending to pull itself out of...

Jan 29, 2021 09:17 AM

Bank of Japan debated merits of bigger yield moves ahead of March review

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan policymakers discussed the merits of allowing long-term yields to move more flexibly around...

Jan 22, 2021 05:50 AM

Bank of Japan leaves interest rates unchanged amid gloomy outlook

THE Bank of Japan left its main policy unchanged after forecasting the economy will regain more lost growth than...

Jan 21, 2021 12:37 PM

Bank of Japan lifts next year's growth forecast, saves ammunition as virus risks linger

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday and revised up its economic forecast for next...

Jan 20, 2021 05:50 AM

BOJ seen buying fewer bonds if it widens yield-trading band

JAPAN'S sovereign yield curve could steepen with the central bank buying less bonds if the policymaker decides to...

Jan 14, 2021 03:21 PM

BOJ sticks to upbeat view on regional Japan despite curbs to combat pandemic

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan (BOJ) raised its assessment for three of the country's nine regions and described most...

Jan 13, 2021 08:36 AM

Bank of Japan to mull cutting this year's growth forecast: Nikkei

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan will consider cutting its economic forecast for the current fiscal year ending in March as...