Feb 2, 2016

Will Kuroda's gamble work?

The latest BOJ step appears to point to the limits of what the central bank alone can do to achieve its goal of ending deflation.

Japan can endure yen's gains, says Kuroda's former deputy

Jan 13, 2016

Japan can endure yen's gains, says Kuroda's former deputy

While Japan has breathing space before the yen’s gains become a serious problem for the economy, policymakers are unlikely to stand by should it climb too fast or if key inflation measures slump, according to Takatoshi Ito, a former colleague of central bank chief ...

Nov 19, 2015

BOJ keeps policy unchanged despite latest recession, weak inflation

The Bank of Japan left its monetary stimulus unchanged on Thursday, signaling Japan’s second recession since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took office isn’t enough to alter Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda’s view that the inflationary trend is improving. The BOJ’s decision to keep already unprecedented stimulus ...