Mar 28, 2017 at 09:30 | Source: Reuters
Didi, backed by global tech giants Apple Inc and Tencent Holdings Ltd, is facing regulatory challenges at home over its drivers even as it looks to diversify from its core ride-hailing business to find new drivers for growth.
Mar 27, 2017 at 08:15 | Source: Reuters
Members dismissed the notion that the BOJ would have to raise its 10-year government bond yield target due to gains in bond yields overseas, and instead said it should focus solely on the domestic economy.
Mar 24, 2017 at 11:52 | Source: Reuters
Kuroda also dismissed financial market concerns that the BOJ will eventually lose its ability to control long-term interest rates under its yield-curve-control framework.
Mar 24, 2017 at 09:40 | Source: Reuters
"While some improvements have been observed in economic and price developments, there is still a long way to go to achieve our price target," Kuroda said in a speech at a Reuters Newsmaker event.
Mar 07, 2017 at 08:22 | Source: Reuters
Takehiro Sato and Takahide Kiuchi have been thorns in Kuroda's side since he launched his radical monetary experiment in 2013, consistently warning of the demerits of the BOJ's huge asset purchases and dissenting to many proposals to ramp up stimulus.
Mar 07, 2017 at 08:18 | Source: Reuters
The yen's volatility seen in 2016, when it rose sharply against the dollar in the first half of the year before falling toward year-end, made it hard for Japanese firms to do business, Masai said in a speech in Zurich, Switzerland, on Monday.
Mar 06, 2017 at 08:54 | Source: CNBC-TV18
David Mann of Standard Chartered said change in the stance of the central bank has been interesting. The Reserve Bank is now sounding less dovish and GDP numbers are looking good.
Mar 02, 2017 at 14:35 | Source: Reuters
Media reports say Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , with expertise in information technology and telecommunications, is close to investing more than USD3 billion in the US office-sharing upstart WeWork. This would mark a major vote of confidence in the business and the sector overall.
Mar 01, 2017 at 09:17 | Source: Reuters
Sato also said the BOJ should not persist in maintaining the current pace of government bond purchases and consider reducing its massive holdings of treasury discount bills, since it now targets interest rates and not the pace of money printing.
Feb 28, 2017 at 15:51 | Source: Reuters
The move comes after the central bank's erratic bond operation since late January confused market players, leading to a surge in Japanese Government Bond yields to one-year highs earlier this month.