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The Bank of Japan is the central bank of Japan. The bank is often called Nichigin (日銀) for short. It has its headquarters in Chūō, Tokyo.

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Bank of Japan Wants to Hear Public Opinion on Digital Yen

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Japan accelerates rollout of a digital version of yen

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Bank of Japan (BoJ), one of Japan’s central banks, has put the development of...
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Proponent of Abenomics blasts Japan's tourism campaign as pandemic rages on

proponent of abenomics blasts japan's tourism campaign as pandemic rages on
TOKYO — Japan’s multibillion-dollar campaign aimed at reviving domestic tourism is ill-timed and not the best use of taxpayer money, said Yutaka Harada, a former central bank board member and vocal..
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Stocks and dollar gain on U.S. retail sales, drug trial

Risk appetite found new life on Tuesday on a record rebound in U.S. retail sales, fresh support from the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan, and upbeat trial results for a COVID-19 treatment, driving..
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Stock tear higher on record U.S. retail sales rebound

Global stocks were back firing on all cylinders on Tuesday as a record rebound in U.S. retail sales and fresh support from the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan reignited risk appetite after a bumpy..
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Stimulus splurge restarts stocks rally

The global stocks rally was back on track on Tuesday, with more support from the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan helping end a bumpy few days for financial markets.
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Exclusive: Unfazed by pandemic, Bank of Japan to keep economic recovery view - sources

The Bank of Japan is likely to maintain its projection that the economy will gradually recover in the latter half of this year, four sources familiar with its thinking said, heightening the chance it..
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Take Five: ZIRP to NIRP, a jump policymakers must consider

Love them or loathe them, negative interest rates are back in the spotlight as ammunition-depleted central banks debate the pros and cons of going down the unorthodox route already trodden by the BOJ..
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Shares jump on lockdown easing hopes; oil drops further

Stocks rose across the globe on Monday as investors cheered news that more countries and U.S. states were looking to ease lockdowns and the Bank of Japan expanded its stimulus program, while the price..
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Shares jump as investors cheer lockdown easing, more stimulus

Stock markets rallied on Monday as investors cheered news more countries were easing lockdowns and the Bank of Japan expanded stimulus to cushion the impact of the coronavirus, though the oil price..
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Shares gain as investors look to lockdown easing

Stock markets rallied on Monday as the Bank of Japan added more stimulus to cushion the impact of the coronavirus and investors cheered news more countries were easing lockdowns, though the oil price..
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Asia shares rally as BOJ buys more bonds; U.S. crude skids

Asian shares bounced on Monday as the Bank of Japan (BOJ) announced more stimulus steps to help cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus, while oil took another spill as the world ran short of..
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Asia shares edge ahead, eyes on BOJ easing

Asian shares inched higher on Monday ahead of a busy week for earnings and central bank meetings, with much chatter the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will announce more stimulus steps.
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BOJ's Kuroda told G7 ready to ease policy to combat coronavirus fallout

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday he explained to his G7 counterparts that the central bank would not hesitate easing monetary policy further depending on how the coronavirus..
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Some firms in central Japan cutting back on capex: BOJ official

Some companies in the Tokai central Japan region, which is home to auto giant Toyota Motor Corp and its parts suppliers, are cutting back on capital expenditure and holding off on new hiring, a senior..
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Coronavirus fallout prodding firms to cut new hiring: BOJ official

The coronavirus pandemic is prodding some companies in western Japan to hold off on new hiring and curb non-essential capital expenditure, a senior central bank official said on Thursday.
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BOJ cuts economic view for all of Japan's nine regions

The Bank of Japan cut its economic assessment for all of the country's nine regions in a quarterly report released on Thursday, underscoring the broadening fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Japan's large manufacturers' sentiment turns negative for 1st time in 7 years

japan's large manufacturers' sentiment turns negative for 1st time in 7 years
TOKYO, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Japan's large manufacturers' business confidence turned negative in March for the first time in seven years, as sentiment was severely hurt by the fears of the global..
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Japan to spend over $137 billion as virus hits economy, BOJ eyes more stimulus

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's pledge of "huge" stimulus will involve spending of at least $137 billion financed in part by deficit-covering bonds, sources say, joining global efforts to cushion..
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Bank of Japan's Kuroda says Japan banks, firms not facing trouble procuring dollars

bank of japan's kuroda says japan banks, firms not facing trouble procuring dollars
TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday Japanese financial institutions and companies have so far not faced difficulty procuring dollar funds. ......
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Japan nominates Hitachi executive Nakamura to join BOJ board

japan nominates hitachi executive nakamura to join boj board
TOKYO — The government on Tuesday nominated Toyoaki Nakamura, a Hitachi Ltd executive, to join the Bank of Japan’s nine-member policy board. Nakamura, 67, would replace Yukitoshi Funo, a former..
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Japanese shares tumble, Nikkei below break-even level for BOJ

japanese shares tumble, nikkei below break-even level for boj
Japanese shares tumbled on Wednesday on concerns about the economic hit from the coronavirus, with the broad Topix index falling 1.53% to mark its lowest close since November 2016. ......
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G7 finance officials pledge all possible steps to beat coronavirus

Group of Seven finance officials said on Tuesday they would take all possible steps to safeguard the global economy from the spreading coronavirus outbreak, with Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda..
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BOJ reassurance on coronavirus bolsters speculation of global policy action

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the central bank will take necessary steps to stabilise markets jolted by the coronavirus outbreak, bolstering speculation about coordinated global..
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Kuroda says BOJ will be 'fully prepared' to act on virus risk

The Bank of Japan will be fully prepared to take necessary action to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus on the world's third-largest economy, its Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said.
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BOJ's Kuroda says watching with 'grave concern' as virus hits Asian economies

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said he was watching the coronavirus impact on the economy with "grave concern," in a nod to the growing toll the epidemic is taking on manufacturing activity and..
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BOJ says central bank group to assess digital currency possibilities

The Bank of Japan said on Tuesday it and other central banks including the European Central Bank and Bank of England had formed a group to assess potential cases for central bank digital currencies..
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BOJ raises growth forecast, signals status quo on policy outlook

The Bank of Japan nudged up its economic growth forecasts on Tuesday and was cautiously optimistic about the global outlook, though it said ongoing risks meant it was far to soon to consider scaling..
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BOJ Governor Kuroda's comments at news conference

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and nudged up its economic growth forecasts on Tuesday, as the government's stimulus package and receding pessimism over the global outlook took some..
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BOJ holds fire, nudges up growth forecast on receding global risks

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and nudged up its economic growth forecasts on Tuesday, as the government's stimulus package and receding pessimism over the global outlook took some..
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Bank of Japan keeps policy steady, nudges up economic growth forecasts

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and nudged up its economic growth forecasts on Tuesday, as the government's stimulus package and receding pessimism over the global outlook took some..
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Asian Shares Mostly Lower Led by Losses in Hong Kong, Japan, Australia

asian shares mostly lower led by losses in hong kong, japan, australia
Shares in Asia were mostly lower on Thursday, led by weakness in Hong Kong. Japan was the next worse performer as investors reacted negatively to the Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) interest rate and monetary..
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BOJ sends clearer signal of rate cut chance; keeps policy steady

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday as expected but offered a stronger signal it may cut interest rates in future, underscoring its concern that overseas risks could derail the..
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Kuroda says BOJ can 'certainly' cut short-term rates if it were to ease

kuroda says boj can 'certainly' cut short-term rates if it were to ease
WASHINGTON-- The Bank of Japan will "certainly" reduce short- to medium-term interest rates if it needed to ease monetary policy, Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said, suggesting that deepening negative rates..
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Asian shares turn lower on guarded Fed, yen rises after BOJ

Asian shares turned lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but signaled a higher bar to further policy easings.
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Asian shares edge higher after Fed, investors await BOJ

Asian shares edged higher on Thursday, tracking some modest Wall Street gains after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but offered mixed signals on the next easing, keeping..
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Japan's July core inflation hovers at 2-yr low, adds pressure on BOJ

japan's july core inflation hovers at 2-yr low, adds pressure on boj
TOKYO — Japan’s core inflation was unchanged in July, government data showed on Friday, adding pressure to the Bank of Japan to expand its radical stimulus program to meet its 2% price target. The..
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Dropping global bond yields, recession fears put BOJ in a bind

dropping global bond yields, recession fears put boj in a bind
TOKYO: Downward-spiralling bond yields and other potential signs of global recession have strung a tightrope for the Bank of Japan: it must keep pumping money aggressively to spur growth, but also..
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Bank of Japan joins Fed in signaling easing if needed, keeps policy steady for now

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday but Governor Haruhiko Kuroda signaled readiness to ramp up stimulus as global risks cloud the economic outlook, joining U.S. and European..
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Bank of Japan holds fire on policy, joins Fed in warning of mounting global risks

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday, preferring to save its dwindling ammunition as a darkening global growth outlook prompts other major central banks to drop hints of additional..
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Special Report: How Japan turned against its 'bazooka'-wielding central bank chief

INFLATION HEADACHE: The Bank of Japan has pushed back the timing for hitting its inflation target on six occasions.
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Missing the Target: A timeline of Kuroda-nomics

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has postponed the timing for hitting its target of 2% inflation six times since 2013. This timeline tracks the key events and policy changes over the six years since Haruhiko..
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