Feb 8, 2017

BOJ policymakers concerned about Trump uncertainties

Bank of Japan policymakers have expressed concerns over uncertainties surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies and the European political situation, according to a summary of opinions of the latest policy meeting released Wednesday. “Although overseas economies have turned to a moderate recovery, uncertainties are ...

BOJ lifts growth forecasts but warns of 'uncertainty'

Jan 31, 2017

BOJ lifts growth forecasts but warns of 'uncertainty'

The Bank of Japan hiked its economic growth forecasts on Tuesday, citing an improved global outlook and a weaker yen, but the country’s finance chief warned of “uncertainty” caused by the arrival of Donald Trump in the White House. After its first meeting of ...

Another term for BOJ's Kuroda is an option: Abe adviser

Jan 27, 2017

Another term for BOJ's Kuroda is an option: Abe adviser

Tapping Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda for another term early next year is an option because of the need for seamless policy continuity, an economic adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said. “Kuroda is doing a terrific job,” Etsuro Honda, one of ...