Nov 25, 2014

Services producer prices rise 3.6% in October

The services producer price index rose 3.6 percent in October from a year earlier, up for the 16th straight month, the Bank of Japan said Tuesday. The index stood at 102.5, against 100 for the base year of 2010, the central bank said. Excluding ...

BOJ chief watching impact of falling yen after additional easing

Nov 25, 2014

BOJ chief watching impact of falling yen after additional easing

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Tuesday the central bank is closely watching the impact of the yen’s sharp fall against other major currencies following the bank’s additional monetary easing announced last month. Speaking to a meeting of business leaders in Nagoya, Kuroda ...

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 ...

Nov 6, 2014

BOJ to start quarterly JGB market survey

The Bank of Japan says it will start a quarterly survey next year on long-term interest rate forecasts by participants in the Japanese government bond market. The Bond Market Survey, designed to also collect market opinions on JGB market functions, will be taken in ...