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BOJ leadership due for change, says Abe mentor Nakahara

/ Jul 3, 2017

BOJ leadership due for change, says Abe mentor Nakahara

Haruhiko Kuroda should not serve another term as governor of the Bank of Japan because the central bank will need fresh ideas as it moves toward exiting years of unprecedented monetary easing, according to an adviser to the prime minister. "An exit will surely come ...

Japan's coincident economy index for April revised downward

/ Jun 26, 2017

Japan's coincident economy index for April revised downward

The Cabinet Office said Monday it has revised downward the composite index of coincident economic indicators for April. The revised coincident CI, which reflects current economic conditions, stood at 117.1 against 100 for the base year of 2010, down from 117.7 in the preliminary report ...