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  • Asian shares shrug off losses, yen holds gains after BOJ holds policy steady

    Asian shares shrug off losses, yen holds gains after BOJ holds policy steady

    Asian stocks shrugged off early losses and rose on Tuesday, helped by Chinese shares rising sharply on stimulus hopes, though Japanese equities slumped as the yen clung to its gains after the Bank of Japan held policy steady.

  • Asian shares slump, yen gains as investors await BOJ

    Asian shares slump, yen gains as investors await BOJ

    Heightened fears of escalation, as well as slumping stocks, pushed down the yield on benchmark 10-year Treasuries as investors flocked to the safety of fixed-income assets. The yield remained close to overnight lows at 2.700 per cent in early Asian t...

  • World shares get Japanese boost, yen lags

    World shares get Japanese boost, yen lags

    Sharp gains in Tokyo pulled global stocks higher on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan pumped more stimulus into the economy, hitting the yen, while caution before German data kept European share markets just below recent highs.

  • Nikkei jumps after BOJ, Asian shares mostly softer

    Nikkei jumps after BOJ, Asian shares mostly softer

    European shares were expected to be mixed after hitting a three-week high the previous day, with Germany's DAX seen rising 0.1 per cent and Britain's FTSE falling 0.1 per cent.

  • Japan, India expand currency swap arrangement to $50 billion

    Japan, India expand currency swap arrangement to $50 billion

    The expanded swap arrangement, signed by Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and his Indian counterpart Raghuram Rajan, will be effective until December 2015, the BOJ said in a statement on Friday.

  • Nikkei takes breather after Federal Reserve move

    Nikkei takes breather after Federal Reserve move

    The BOJ is expected to maintain its commitment to ultra-easy monetary policy, barely a day after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it will start to taper its massive stimulus from next month.

  • World stocks jittery over US stimulus, BOJ talk crops yen

    World stocks jittery over US stimulus, BOJ talk crops yen

    European shares opened in no such mood, however. A drop of 0.6 per cent took their losses for the week to 1 per cent, as investors looked ahead to Thursday's ECB and BoE meetings and Friday's key U.S. jobs data.

  • Bank of Japan maintains massive stimulus, rosy economic outlook

    Bank of Japan maintains massive stimulus, rosy economic outlook

    The Bank of Japan maintained its ultra-loose monetary policy on Thursday and reiterated the economy is recovering moderately, in a nod to signs of a pick-up in exports that is key to sustaining the momentum generated by premier Shinzo Abe's stimulus.

  • Six major central banks make currency swap accords permamnent

    Speaking after the BOJ kept its massive stimulus programme in place, Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the structure had helped bring stability to financial markets and the move to make it permanent did not denote any new alarm about liquidity.

  • Asia markets take glancing hit from Fed, Bank of Japan softens blow

    Asia markets take glancing hit from Fed, Bank of Japan softens blow

    The damage was mostly superficial with MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan off just 0.3 per cent. Shares in Shanghai lost 0.7 per cent while Japan's Nikkei eased 0.4 per cent.

  • BOJ warns of severe global impact from US fiscal standoff

    BOJ warns of severe global impact from US fiscal standoff

    A prolonged US budget standoff would hit global markets very hard, the Bank of Japan warned on Friday as it said it was ready to top up its existing massive stimulus if the recovery underway in the world's third-largest economy was threatened.

  • Asian stocks perk up on China data, Nikkei volatile

    Asian stocks perk up on China data, Nikkei volatile

    Asian stocks rebounded and investors snapped up the Australian dollar after trade data out of China far exceeded expectations on Thursday, but Japanese shares suffered yet another nasty reversal in thin trade to end at a six-week closing low.

  • Nikkei slides, joins global selloff on BOJ jitters

    Nikkei slides, joins global selloff on BOJ jitters

    Japanese stocks slumped further on Wednesday, joining a global selloff in equities and commodities as investors were rattled by the absence of fresh steps from the Bank of Japan to calm turbulence in the domestic bond market.

  • Brent slides on rising supply, central bank fears

    Brent slides on rising supply, central bank fears

    Brent crude tumbled below $102 per barrel on Tuesday after the United States nearly doubled the estimate of its shale oil and investors worried that central banks, following Japan, could rein in their loose monetary policy.

  • Wall Street drops as BoJ heightens stimulus worries

    Wall Street drops as BoJ heightens stimulus worries

    Wall Street fell on Tuesday after Japan did not offer new measures to calm its bond market, disappointing US investors who are also trying to gauge the future direction of central bank policy at home.

  • ECB, BoJ support pledges boost world shares

    ECB, BoJ support pledges boost world shares

    Investors seized on clear signs of policy support from Japanese and European central banks on Tuesday, driving world shares higher and denting appetite for safe-haven German bonds.

  • Asian shares steady, yen faces fresh low versus dollar

    Since the BOJ pledged last week to inject about $1.4 trillion into the Japanese economy to end decades of deflation and achieve its target of 2 per cent inflation, the dollar has gained about 6 per cent against the yen to within striking distance of ...

  • Brent rises towards $105, BoJ supports; China data eyed

    Brent rises towards $105, BoJ supports; China data eyed

    Oil prices are expected to trade in a tight range this week ahead of a spate of economic data from China that will throw light on the pace of recovery in the world's second-biggest oil consumer and its monetary policy.

  • Bank of Japan shocks with new base money target, boosts asset buying

    Bank of Japan shocks with new base money target, boosts asset buying

    The Bank of Japan (BOJ) shocked markets on Thursday with a radical overhaul of its policymaking, adopting a new balance sheet target and pledging to double its government bond holdings in two years as it seeks to end nearly two decades of deflation.

  • Asian shares ease on weak US data, yen firms before BOJ

    Asian shares ease on weak US data, yen firms before BOJ

    Asian stocks eased on Thursday after weak data stoked concerns the key American jobs report due later in the week will signal slowing US growth, while the yen remained firm ahead of the Bank of Japan's policy decision this session.

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