The Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged as expected on Wednesday, and also maintained its current rate of yield curve control, ducking market expectations for more hawkish signals. The Japanese yen plummeted after the move, dropping over 2% to 130.75 against the dollar, while yields on
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is considering raising its inflation forecasts in January to show price growth close to its 2% target in fiscal 2023 and 2024, Nikkei reported on Saturday.The BOJ jolted markets this month by widening its 10-year yield cap range, a move officially aimed at straightening out
The Bank of Japan (BoJ) held interest rates at record lows as expected on Friday, and said inflation is likely to rise more in the near-term as the Japanese economy struggles with elevated raw material costs and supply chain issues The central bank held its target for short-term interest rates
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) held its benchmark interest rates at ultra-low levels on Thursday, as expected, citing the need for accommodative monetary policy amid continued headwinds from rising commodity prices and the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s third-largest central bank held its short -term policy interest rate.
By Administrator_India Capital Sands Japan’s household spending fell at the fastest pace on record in April as the coronavirus shut down travel and dining-out in the world’s third-largest economy, and prospects of higher job losses chilled consumer sentiment. The dismal number will keep policymakers under pressure to prevent a larger
By Administrator_India Capital Sands Japan will compile a fresh stimulus package worth $1.1 trillion that will include a sizable amount of direct spending to cushion the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic, a draft of the budget obtained by Analyst showed on Wednesday. The stimulus, which will be funded
By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asian shares forged ahead on Tuesday while U.S. stock futures challenged a major chart barrier as investors looked past Sino-U.S. trade tensions to more stimulus in China and a re-opening world economy. Japan’s Nikkei led the way with a rise of 2% to its highest since
By Administrator_India Capital Sands Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday the central bank would do “whatever it can” to combat the growing fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, warning that a collapse in global activity would hamstring the economy. In a semi-annual testimony to parliament, Kuroda said