Baseball great Canseco hits out at 'dumb' Bank of Japan

Feb 4, 2016

Baseball great Canseco hits out at 'dumb' Bank of Japan

Retired Major League Baseball superstar Jose Canseco, no stranger to bizarre online ramblings on random topics, has panned the Bank of Japan’s shock decision to adopt negative interest rates, calling the move “dumb.” The former Oakland A, who also played with several other teams ...

Feb 4, 2016

Negative interest for retail depositors unlikely: Kuroda

Japanese banks are unlikely to apply negative interest rates to deposits held by retail customers, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Thursday. “Of course, the BOJ will consider additional monetary easing if necessary,” Kuroda told a House of Representatives Budget Committee meeting, showing ...

Kuroda plans huge bond binge for BOJ

Apr 5, 2013

Kuroda plans huge bond binge for BOJ

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Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda reveals his strategy for ending more than a decade of deflation by expanding the central bank's purchases of government bonds and allowing it to buy riskier assets.

Deflation foe Kuroda takes helm of BOJ

Mar 22, 2013

Deflation foe Kuroda takes helm of BOJ

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New Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda reiterated his determination to end Japan’s decades-long deflation after officially being named to the position Thursday by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. “I was told to do all I can and bring the Japanese economy out of deflation,” ...

Mar 20, 2013

BOJ must proceed with caution

The Bank of Japan has agreed to adopt a 2 percent inflation target, but the BOJ is asking for trouble if it makes such a price rise its ultimate goal.

Mar 7, 2013

Mr. Kuroda's high hopes

Bank of Japan presidential nominee Haruhiko Kuroda tells confirmation lawmakers that he will do anything he can to push Japan off its deflation path.

Currency veteran offers BOJ credibility on reflation

Feb 27, 2013

Currency veteran offers BOJ credibility on reflation

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The Bank of Japan may pack a bigger punch under Haruhiko Kuroda, an opponent of deflation who ran the nation’s currency policy and then built an international reputation leading the Asian Development Bank. Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters Monday that Kuroda, Prime Minister ...