The BOJ made an abrupt shift on Wednesday to targeting yields on government bonds to achieve its elusive inflation target after years of massive money printing failed to jolt the economy out of decades-long stagnation. near-term focus is a meeting among officials from Japan`s finance ministry
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Bank of Japan modifies policy framework;keeps -0.1% deposit rate Among the changes, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) said it would make yield curve control a centerpiece of its new policy framework, by a seven-to-two vote, Reuters reported. It eliminated the maturity range for its Japan government bond
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With yields on alternatives such as government bonds falling into negative territory in parts of the globe, gold remains an attractive hedge for their central banks. That’s one reason why the accumulation will continue, according to the World Gold Council, an industry lobby group.
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NS Venkatesh, Executive Director, Lakshmi Vilas Bank, explains it this way: “Let’s say you hold a 10-year government bond. In this case, the risk you face is of interest rates rising over time, which would then make the value of the bond you hold depreciate. Investors hedge against such a risk
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A derivative is a financial instrument that derives its value from an underlying security. In the case of an interest rate derivative, the underlying is the interest rate (of a particular government bond, treasury bill, etc) and investors of that security protect themselves against unfavourable
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