Tag: Bank of Japan

BOJ’s policy prod banks to charge fees, may affect negative rate debate

Bank of Japan's ultra-loose monetary policy is prodding commercial banks to slowly diversify their source of revenue. Mizuho Bank said it will raise bank...

BOJ to cut buying in most JGB maturities, signals desire to steepen yield curve

Bank of Japan said on Monday it could trim the size of its buying in long-term government bonds in October compared to September. The...

BOJ hopes new phrase will keep yen bulls at bay

The Bank of Japan is hoping to keep unwanted sharp gains in the yen in check, without having to tap its depleted policy tool-kit...

BOJ to cut bond buying in Sept, signals resolve to halt yield slide

TOKYO: The Bank of Japan said on Friday it will cut the amount of its government bond purchases next month, signalling to markets that it...

BOJ policymaker sees danger from more easing, in signal of wider board rift

KUMAMOTO, Japan: A Bank of Japan board member warned of potential dangers if the central bank's already massive stimulus is ramped up, a view suggesting...

BOJ’s deputy governor signals central bank may allow yields to fall more

KAGOSHIMA, Japan: Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said the central bank could widen the band at which it allows long-term interest rates to...

BOJ commits to easing further if inflation sputters, keeps policy steady

TOKYO: The Bank of Japan held off on expanding stimulus on Tuesday but committed to doing so "without hesitation" if a global slowdown jeopardises the...

Bank of Japan stands pat ahead of Fed decision

TOKYO: The Bank of Japan maintained its ultra easy monetary policy Tuesday and said it would "not hesitate" to take further measures if needed, as...

BOJ faces test in keeping up with dovish-leaning US, European peers

TOKYO: The Bank of Japan faces its first test on Tuesday in keeping up with its increasingly dovish US and European peers, as the growing...

BOJ’s Kuroda says will mull impact of global uncertainty on economy

WASHINGTON: Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the central bank will pay close attention to the impact heightening global uncertainties and jittery...