Bank of Japan

Japan central bank keeps policy steady

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 08:25 GMT

Japan’s central bank kept monetary settings unchanged on Friday and stuck to its upbeat view on the economy

Japan jobless rate lowest since 1993

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 09:47 GMT

Japan's unemployment rate in November dipped to its lowest level since November 1993, official data showed Tuesday.

Dollar firms vs yen as BOJ's Kuroda in no hurry to tap policy brakes

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 08:36 GMT

The dollar edged higher against the yen on Thursday.

Kuroda looks favored to get second term as Bank of Japan chief: Nikkei

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 11:25 GMT

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda looks favored to get a second five-year term when his current one ends in April, the Nikkei business paper reported.

Tokyo Gov. Koike: No need for big change in monetary policy

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 01:06 GMT

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, whose new conservative party is challenging Japan's ruling bloc in an Oct. 22 election.

IMF says BOJ should maintain massive stimulus

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 08:57 GMT

The Bank of Japan should maintain its massive monetary stimulus and enhance its communication of how it expects to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.