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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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Stimulus splurge restarts stocks rallyThe 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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Shares jump on lockdown easing hopes; oil drops furtherStocks 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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Asia shares edge ahead, eyes on BOJ easingAsian 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.
BOJ's Kuroda told G7 ready to ease policy to combat coronavirus falloutBank 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..
Some firms in central Japan cutting back on capex: BOJ officialSome 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..
Coronavirus fallout prodding firms to cut new hiring: BOJ officialThe 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.
BOJ cuts economic view for all of Japan's nine regionsThe 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.
Japan's large manufacturers' sentiment turns negative for 1st time in 7 yearsTOKYO, 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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Bank of Japan's Kuroda says Japan banks, firms not facing trouble procuring dollarsTOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday Japanese financial institutions and companies have so far not faced difficulty procuring dollar funds. ......
Japan nominates Hitachi executive Nakamura to join BOJ boardTOKYO — 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..
Japanese shares tumble, Nikkei below break-even level for BOJJapanese 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. ......
G7 finance officials pledge all possible steps to beat coronavirusGroup 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..
BOJ reassurance on coronavirus bolsters speculation of global policy actionBank 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..
Kuroda says BOJ will be 'fully prepared' to act on virus riskThe 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.
BOJ's Kuroda says watching with 'grave concern' as virus hits Asian economiesBank 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..
BOJ says central bank group to assess digital currency possibilitiesThe 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..
BOJ raises growth forecast, signals status quo on policy outlookThe 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..
BOJ Governor Kuroda's comments at news conferenceThe 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 edge higher after Fed, investors await BOJAsian 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..
Japan's July core inflation hovers at 2-yr low, adds pressure on BOJTOKYO — 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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Bank of Japan holds fire on policy, joins Fed in warning of mounting global risksThe 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..
Special Report: How Japan turned against its 'bazooka'-wielding central bank chiefINFLATION HEADACHE: The Bank of Japan has pushed back the timing for hitting its inflation target on six occasions.
Missing the Target: A timeline of Kuroda-nomicsThe 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..