Bank of Japan monetary policy likely to stay unchanged

Nov 16, 2014

Bank of Japan monetary policy likely to stay unchanged

The Bank of Japan is likely to keep unchanged its monetary policy at a two-day meeting starting Tuesday as it assesses the effects of the additional easing decided at its previous meeting, sources said. The central bank is also likely to maintain its assessment ...

Feb 21, 2014

Some in BOJ wary of inflation target outlook: minutes

Some Bank of Japan policymakers maintained a cautious stance on the central bank’s prediction that consumer prices are likely to come close to its 2 percent inflation target from the end of fiscal 2014 to fiscal 2015, the minutes of the January policy meeting ...

Jan 27, 2014

Minutes show some BOJ policymakers still wary of tax hike

Some of the Bank of Japan’s policymakers were worried in December that the first stage of the consumption tax hike in April will hurt business and consumer sentiment, although the Policy Board as a whole agreed the economy will probably continue to recover, minutes ...

Dec 26, 2013

Some on BOJ board see CPI gains cooling

Some Bank of Japan policymakers think the recent rise in consumer prices is likely to slow, and there are calls to provide a thorough explanation of how the BOJ intends to achieve its 2 percent inflation target, the minutes of their November policy meeting ...

Nov 21, 2013

BOJ stays course on policy, outlook

The Bank of Japan said Thursday it will keep its radical quantitative easing policy in place and leave its previous description of the economic recovery intact despite slowing growth in exports. The central bank’s nine-member Policy Board wrapped up its two-day meeting with a ...

Aug 7, 2013

BOJ huddles to assess recovery, tax

The Bank of Japan started a two-day policy meeting Wednesday with discussions likely to involve whether to raise its economic assessment on the back of improving economic data while keeping intact its ultraloose monetary policy, and on the possible impact of a sales tax ...