Former Fed chief Bernanke endorses BOJ's inflation goal

/ May 24, 2017

Former Fed chief Bernanke endorses BOJ's inflation goal

Former head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Ben S. Bernanke, endorsed the Bank of Japan’s extraordinary easing measures to break free of persistent deflation and underlined the importance of coordinating monetary policy with fiscal stimulus. “Despite improvement in the Japanese economy, I think there’s ...

Kuroda 'quite sure' BOJ can smoothly withdraw stimulus

/ May 16, 2017

Kuroda 'quite sure' BOJ can smoothly withdraw stimulus

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said he is “quite sure” the central bank can smoothly exit from its massive monetary stimulus when the appropriate time comes. But he also said the BOJ “always” has room to expand monetary stimulus to achieve its 2 ...

BOJ won't raise bond yield target: Kuroda

/ Mar 24, 2017

BOJ won't raise bond yield target: Kuroda

The Bank of Japan’s chief said Friday the central bank would not raise its long-term government debt yield target despite upward pressure from recent rises in overseas interest rates. The central bank’s “monetary policy should be designed to achieve the price stability target of ...