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  • Bank of Japan's Negative Interest Rate: How It Works

    Bank of Japan's Negative Interest Rate: How It Works

    The Bank of Japan on Friday adopted a negative interest rate policy to spur lending and help drive inflation towards its two-percent target.

  • Asia Stocks Jump, Yen Weakens as BOJ Stuns With Negative Rates

    Asia Stocks Jump, Yen Weakens as BOJ Stuns With Negative Rates

    Asian shares jumped on Friday and the yen swooned after the Bank of Japan stunned markets by adopting negative interest rates in its boldest step yet to reinflate the long-languishing economy.

  • BOJ Adopts Negative Rates in Ramped-Up Stimulus Campaign, Stuns Markets

    BOJ Adopts Negative Rates in Ramped-Up Stimulus Campaign, Stuns Markets

    The Bank of Japan ramped up its aggressive stimulus campaign on Friday, adding negative interest rates on central banks deposits to its massive asset-buying programme, stunning financial markets that expected no action or a moderate increase in asset purchases.

  • BOJ Stuns Markets With Negative Interest Rate Surprise

    BOJ Stuns Markets With Negative Interest Rate Surprise

    The Bank of Japan on Friday shocked financial markets by adopting negative interest rates to forestall risks that global market volatility could damage business confidence and revive a deflationary mindset.

  • Japan Central Bank Keeps Policy Steady Even as Country Slips Into Recession

    Japan Central Bank Keeps Policy Steady Even as Country Slips Into Recession

    The Bank of Japan (BoJ) maintained its current pace of monetary stimulus on Thursday, clinging to hopes that an economic recovery is in sight despite soft domestic capital expenditure and challenging global business conditions.

  • Bank of Japan Keeps Policy Steady Despite Signs of Recession

    Bank of Japan Keeps Policy Steady Despite Signs of Recession

    The Bank of Japan (BoJ) held off on expanding stimulus on Wednesday, even as slumping exports and falling oil prices threaten its rosy projection that the economy is on track to hit the bank's ambitious 2 per cent inflation target next year.

  • BoJ, Meeting Before the Fed, Seen Holding Fire Despite Global Risks

    BoJ, Meeting Before the Fed, Seen Holding Fire Despite Global Risks

    The Bank of Japan (BoJ) is expected to warn of heightening global risks at its monetary meeting on Tuesday, but will hold off on expanding stimulus to preserve its limited policy options in case a looming US rate hike decision sparks a fresh wave of market volatility.

  • Japan Business Mood Sinks on China Anxiety, Weak Demand: Poll

    Japan Business Mood Sinks on China Anxiety, Weak Demand: Poll

    Japanese manufacturers' confidence slumped the most in a year in September to an eight-month low and is forecast to worsen further as fears of a China-led global economic slowdown grow, a Reuters poll showed.

  • BoJ Trims Growth Forecast as Exports Weaken

    BoJ Trims Growth Forecast as Exports Weaken

    The Bank of Japan (BoJ) trimmed its economic growth forecast on Wednesday but held off on offering fresh stimulus, convinced that an expected pick-up in consumption will help accelerate inflation toward its 2 per cent target.

  • Japan Export Slowdown Could Weigh on Q2 GDP Growth

    Japan Export Slowdown Could Weigh on Q2 GDP Growth

    Japan's export growth slowed for a second straight month in May, with weak external demand now threatening to erode economic growth in the current quarter.

  • BoJ Trims Inflation Forecasts, Pushes Back Target Timeframe

    BoJ Trims Inflation Forecasts, Pushes Back Target Timeframe

    The Bank of Japan (BoJ) trimmed its consumer price forecasts on Thursday and pushed back the timeframe for its ambitious inflation target but refrained from expanding its already massive stimulus programme, predicting a recovering economy will gradually nudge prices higher.

  • Japan Business Confidence Down in December Quarter: BoJ

    Japan Business Confidence Down in December Quarter: BoJ

    The Bank of Japan's closely watched Tankan survey showed confidence among large manufacturers stood at plus 12 against plus 13 in the September survey.

  • IMF, US Encourage ECB, Japan Monetary Stimulus

    IMF, US Encourage ECB, Japan Monetary Stimulus

    Calling the world economy "fragile, brittle and fragmented", IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told a conference of central bankers in Paris it was "perfectly legitimate and appropriate" for the ECB and the BoJ to take unconventional steps to combat low inflation and economic stagnation.

  • Strong Dollar Squeezes Oil, China Data Limits Stock Gains

    Strong Dollar Squeezes Oil, China Data Limits Stock Gains

    The BOJ's moves to lift growth and inflation raised expectations the European Central Bank, which meets on Thursday, would eventually resort to large-scale purchases of government bond, driving benchmark euro zone yields lower.

  • Cheaper Tomorrow? Bank of Japan Battles Entrenched 'Deflation Mindset'

    Cheaper Tomorrow? Bank of Japan Battles Entrenched 'Deflation Mindset'

    On Friday, doubled down on a high-stakes bet that the central bank can shake Japan's consumers from a defensive set of expectations hardened by a decade and a half of falling prices, lower incomes and stop-and-go growth.

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