Dec 27, 2016 at 08:01 | Source: CNBC
Japan's core consumer prices marked the ninth straight month of annual declines in November, data showed on Tuesday, suggesting that the economy still lacks enough momentum to jump-start inflation toward the central bank's ambitious 2 percent target.
Dec 20, 2016 at 09:14 | Source: CNBC
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) left policy unchanged on Tuesday at the conclusion of its two-day policy meeting, as widely expected.
Dec 20, 2016 at 08:35 | Source: Reuters
The Bank of Japan is likely to keep monetary policy steady and give a more upbeat view of the economy on Tuesday, reinforcing market expectations that its future policy direction could be an increase - not a cut - in interest rates.
Dec 20, 2016 at 08:00 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Indian benchmark indices are likely to open flat on mixed cues from Asian peers. The SGX Nifty was down about 7 points at 8124 at the time of writing the story.
Dec 20, 2016 at 07:44 | Source: CNBC
Japan's Nikkei 225 was near flat, down 0.05 percent, ahead of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) monetary policy decision.
Dec 09, 2016 at 14:18 | Source: Reuters
Service-sector sentiment was also seen likely to have improved in the three months to December - the first time in five quarters and suggesting a moderate but steady recovery.
Dec 07, 2016 at 12:57 | Source: Reuters
BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has said the central bank may slow the pace of money printing if it can hit its interest rate targets, set under a policy revamp in September, with fewer asset purchases.
Nov 21, 2016 at 08:32 | Source: Reuters
Masai said in a speech for business leaders in Saitama there is uncertainty about the economic policies that Trump will pursue. She also expressed concern that uncertainty about overseas economies could hurt sentiment in Japan.
Nov 14, 2016 at 19:47 | Source: Reuters
Japanese policymakers are starting to see fiscal stimulus as the most likely next step to spark economic growth given the central bank's dwindling monetary ammunition and uncertainty over the agenda of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump.
Nov 11, 2016 at 13:48 | Source: Reuters
Nearly 90 percent of economists surveyed in the past week said the BOJ's next policy action would be to adopt further easing measures. The remainder said an unwinding of the central bank's ultra-easy monetary policy was likely.