Bank of Japan

Split BoJ shocks markets with extra stimulus

Central Banking | 31 Oct 2014

Divided board narrowly votes in favour of a substantial boost to asset purchases; analysts note uncanny timing with government pension fund’s plan to add risk

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, quantitative easing, monetary policy


BoJ paper details approach to macro stress testing

Central Banking | 08 Oct 2014

Topics: Bank of Japan, Japan, Macro-economics, Stress tests

Rates: BoJ maintains pace of asset purchases; RBA holds steady

Central Banking | 07 Oct 2014

Topics: Bank of Japan, Reserve Bank of Australia, monetary policy, quantitative easing

BoJ paper studies factors holding workers back from switching industries

Central Banking | 30 Sep 2014

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, Labour

Iwata says Japan’s exports headed for a ‘moderate increase’

Central Banking | 10 Sep 2014

Topics: Bank of Japan, Japan, Exports

BoJ focused on ‘underlying trend of prices’

Central Banking | 09 Sep 2014

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, Inflation

BoJ’s Ishida homes in on private consumption

Central Banking | 29 Aug 2014

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, Demand

Governors and deputies address labour market conundrums at Jackson Hole

Central Banking | 27 Aug 2014

Topics: Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan, Alexandre Tombini, Central Bank of Brazil, Ben Broadbent, Bank of England, Forward guidance, quantitative easing, Jackson Hole

Can central bankers live up to their role as the guardians of finance?

Central Banking Journal | 11 Aug 2014

Topics: Financial crisis, quantitative easing, IMF, Bank for International Settlements, ECB, Bank of Japan, Federal Reserve, Macro-prudential regulation

Bank of Japan expects inflation to remain short of target for ‘some time'

Central Banking | 08 Aug 2014

Topics: Bank of Japan, Japan, quantitative easing, Inflation

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