BoJ drawing up plan to bolster capital adequacy

The Bank of Japan is planning to ask the Finance Ministry if it can increase the level of its capital reserves to offset the adverse impact from a growing amount of stocks and other riskier assets.

Source: The Asahi Shimbun

The Bank of Japan is finalizing plans to bolster its capital base, in a move that may result in greater government pressure on the central bank to buy riskier assets

The BOJ wants to increase its reserve holdings to stem a decline in its capital adequacy ratio and to offset t