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BOJ Tankan – Companies see 1.4% y/y inflation in 1 year

We got results from the Tankan survey yesterday, today its company inflation expectations from the same survey.Read more

BOJ Struggles with Its 2% Inflation Rate Promise

Six months after Haruhiko Kuroda, the Bank of Japan Governor, unleashed record monetary easing, economists are yet to be convinced that the 2 percent inflation target will be met. The Bank of Japan is expected...Read more

BOJ Ready to Do the Necessary to Defeat Deflation

The Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has reiterated the bank’s stand to do whatever necessary to defeat deflation. Despite refraining from offering details to the press, Kuroda said that the bank’s...Read more

BOJ Desists From Additional Stimulus as Business Confidence Rises

The Bank of Japan desisted from additional monetary stimulus after business confidence surged and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decided the economy was strong enough to weather a sales-tax increase. BOJ Governo...Read more

Bank of Japan Hold Rates Steady

The BoJ left its unsecured overnight call loan rate steady at 0.0%-0.1%. The decision was unanimous as was the decision to keep the amount of the bank's asset purchase fund unchanged at JPY 55 trn.Read more

Coordinated Central Bank action to address pressures in global markets

The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve, and the Swiss National Bank are today announcing coordinated actions to enhance their capacity to provide liquidity support to the global financial system. The purpose of these actions is to ease strains in financial markets and thereby mitigate the effects of such strains on the supply of credit to households and businesses and so help foster economic activity.Read more

Bank of Japan on Hold, Still Sees Substantial Downside Risks

As expected, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) did not announce new easing measures in connection with today's monetary meeting. The O/N target rate was left unchanged at 0.0-0.1%, the limit for its asset purchases programme was left unchanged at JPY20tr (expanded by JPY5tr at the previous meeting) and finally the fixed-rate fund supply operation was also left unchanged at JPY35tr.Read more


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