Dec 9, 2014

Fitch places Japan credit on 'Rating Watch Negative'

Fitch Ratings on Tuesday placed Japan’s sovereign credit on “Rating Watch Negative,” warning that the delay in the next consumption tax increase puts the government’s long-term objective of reducing the national debt at risk. The warning came a week after Moody’s downgraded Japan’s credit ...

Jun 18, 2014

BOJ now nation's biggest creditor

The Bank of Japan has become the single biggest holder of domestic government bonds for the first time, data showed Wednesday, underscoring the scale of its monetary easing program. The central bank has been aggressively buying Japanese government bonds since unveiling a stimulus plan ...