/ Feb 23, 2017

BOJ policymaker warns current monetary policy may hurt economy

A Bank of Japan policymaker expressed concern Thursday that the central bank’s current policy, aimed at keeping the country’s long-term interest rates low to spur domestic demand, may eventually hurt the economy. “Controlling long-term interest rates at a certain level could undermine the automatic ...

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 ...