BOJ's No. 2 says no additional easing imminent in near term

Mar 9, 2015

BOJ's No. 2 says no additional easing imminent in near term

The Bank of Japan is not ready to take additional monetary easing measures soon, despite growing concern over disinflation triggered by a plunge in global crude oil prices, BOJ Deputy Gov. Hiroshi Nakaso implied Monday. “If falling oil prices lower inflation but inflation expectations ...

Diet approves Harada as new BOJ Policy Board member

Feb 25, 2015

Diet approves Harada as new BOJ Policy Board member

The Diet on Wednesday approved the appointment of Waseda University economics professor Yutaka Harada to the Bank of Japan’s Policy Board. His appointment to the nine-seat governing board will take effect in late March. Harada is succeeding Ryuzo Miyao, a former economics professor at ...