Aug 26, 2016 at 08:21 | Source: CNBC
The gloomy data reinforces a dominant market view that premier Shinzo Abe's stimulus programs have failed to dislodge the deflationary mindset prevailing among businesses and consumers.
Aug 24, 2016 at 09:07 | Source: CNBC
Japan's central bank has been scooping up ETFs and the numbers are large enough to sway markets. At its late July meeting, it said it would increase its ETF purchases so that their amount outstanding will rise at an annual pace of 6 trillion yen ($56.7 billion), from 3.3 trillion yen previously.
Aug 23, 2016 at 12:54 | Source: Reuters
The BOJ is ready to lead research and analysis to promote fintech in Japan given it has "various implications" for central banking, Kuroda told a seminar hosted by the bank on "fintech" on Tuesday.
Aug 10, 2016 at 16:50 | Source: Reuters
In the draft, the BOJ identifies sharp falls in oil prices, a prolonged hit to growth from a sales tax hike in 2014 and Japan's inability to shake off its deflationary mindset as hampering achievement of its inflation target, the sources said.
Jul 31, 2016 at 12:26 | Source: Reuters
The BOJ disappointed market hopes on Friday that it might increase its heavy buying of government debt or lower already negative interest rates, cementing the view that it is running out of options within its existing policy framework to lift prices and end two decades of deflationary pressure.
Jul 30, 2016 at 11:01 | Source: Reuters
The US economy grew far less than expected in the second quarter as inventory investment fell for the first time in nearly five years. But a surge in consumer spending suggested underlying strength and provided a silver lining for investors.
Jul 29, 2016 at 14:23 | Source: Reuters
Investors also digested a heavy slew of European corporate earnings dominated by some of the region's biggest banks and awaited the first estimate of second-quarter US growth.
Jul 29, 2016 at 10:07 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
According to Angel Broking, Rupee is likely to trade negative as markets indulge in speculation prior to the BoJ monetary Policy review that is to be held anytime during the day.
Jul 29, 2016 at 08:19 | Source: CNBC
By timing its action with the government's big fiscal spending package, the bank would aim to maximize the boost of its measures on the world's third-biggest economy, which is struggling to escape decades of deflation, the sources said.
Jul 29, 2016 at 08:07 | Source: Reuters
Factory output rose 1.9 percent in June and the jobless rate fell to 3.1 percent, marking the lowest reading in nearly 21 years, with job availability at a nearly 25-year high, reflecting labour shortages, other data showed.