On 9 April, Haruhiko Kuroda began his second term as governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), facing a familiar […]
On 9 January, the trimming by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) of its purchases of long-term bonds seems to have […]
Following its policy meeting on 21 September 2016 the Bank of Japan (BoJ) yesterday announced the following measures: The BoJ […]
Global bond markets have sold off since the 9 September as investors got the jitters about the intentions of central […]
November 2014 saw a number of significant economic events in Japan. As the repercussions of what is happening in Japan are likely to have consequences in financial markets around the globe we provide here a short overview of these events and our interpretation of them.
Japan’s leader has called snap elections in a bid to give his Abenomics push for growth fresh momentum, but markets have greeted the gambit with caution
The Bank of Japan stepped up to the plate and unexpectedly raised its pro-growth and pro-inflation asset buying, boosting local stocks and sapping the yen.