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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Apr 16, 2013
BOJ ups assessment for all nine regions
The Bank of Japan on Monday raised its assessment of all regions for the first time since last July, citing a pickup in the global economy and resilient domestic demand, following its unprecedented easing measures.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 13, 2013
Kuroda: BOJ easing not tied to two years
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Friday the central bank will keep its aggressive quantitative easing policy in place until its 2 percent inflation target is achieved, hinting the monetary experiment may take more than two years to work.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 11, 2013
Kuroda defends his major policy shakeup
The impact of the dramatic monetary policies adopted last week by the Bank of Japan was "within expectations," but the bank will keep a close watch on markets, BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Wednesday.
BUSINESS / Economy
Apr 10, 2013
BOJ in March also thought to up easing
Bank of Japan decision-makers discussed further monetary easing steps, such as buying government bonds with longer maturities, at the Policy Board meeting chaired March 6 and 7 by then-Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa, the minutes showed Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / JAPANESE PERSPECTIVES
Apr 8, 2013
Team Abe's grand plan leaves ghosts in charge of a haunted house
As I observe Team Abe in action at the helm of the Bank of Japan and elsewhere, a rather terrifying passage from a poem by William Hughes Mearns comes to mind:
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 6, 2013
Abe hails BOJ easing steps; Aso cautious on inflation goal
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday praised the Bank of Japan for its decision to introduce unprecedented monetary easing measures to fight chronic deflation, while Finance Minister Taro Aso warned the bank could face difficulty achieving its 2 percent inflation goal.
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Apr 5, 2013
Kuroda's strategy follows in footsteps of U.S., Europe
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda has followed the lead of his U.S. and European counterparts in swinging from incremental moves to unprecedented stimulus.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Apr 5, 2013
Kuroda plans huge bond binge for BOJ
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda reveals his strategy for ending more than a decade of deflation by expanding the central bank's purchases of government bonds and allowing it to buy riskier assets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Apr 4, 2013
Kuroda-led BOJ meeting starts amid rumors of more easing
The Bank of Japan started a two-day policy meeting Wednesday amid speculation it will introduce a new monetary easing scheme and further ease monetary policy to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 1, 2013
BOJ weighs integration of JGB purchasing programs
The Bank of Japan might combine two bond-buying programs to help achieve its 2 percent inflation target and clarify its actions to the market.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Mar 27, 2013
Kuroda talks up bond buying to hit price target
Haruhiko Kuroda said he wants 2 percent inflation in two years and pledged to buy more government bonds, underscoring the new Bank of Japan chief's efforts to accelerate an end to falling prices.
BUSINESS / JAPANESE PERSPECTIVES
Mar 25, 2013
'Abenomists' beware: Rising prices just one pitfall of spiraling yen
The Bank of Japan on Wednesday installed a new governor and two deputy governors who — in line with the wishes of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — are advocates of ultra-easy monetary policy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 23, 2013
Diet to confirm five-year term for BOJ's Kuroda
New Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda will appear before the Diet on Tuesday for a confirmation hearing to continue as central bank chief beyond the remaining term of his predecessor, lawmakers said Friday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 22, 2013
Deflation foe Kuroda takes helm of BOJ
New Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda reiterated his determination to end Japan's decades-long deflation after officially being named to the position Thursday by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 20, 2013
Shirakawa exits after 'turbulent' BOJ term
Departing Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa expresses regret for not being able to end a decades-long struggle with deflation during his 'turbulent' five years in office, but adds that he believes a recovery is possible.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Mar 20, 2013
Kuroda's team best for market: ex-banker
Incoming Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda and his two deputies are the "right people" to lead the Bank of Japan because of their ability to convey the central bank's intentions to investors, a former BOJ official said.
EDITORIALS
Mar 20, 2013
BOJ must proceed with caution
The Bank of Japan has agreed to adopt a 2 percent inflation target, but the BOJ is asking for trouble if it makes such a price rise its ultimate goal.
BUSINESS
Mar 16, 2013
Diet OKs nomination of ADB chief Kuroda as new Bank of Japan governor
The Diet approves the nomination of Haruhiko Kuroda as Bank of Japan governor, paving the way for drastic monetary easing to invigorate the deflation-beset economy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Mar 16, 2013
Kuroda rides in on high hopes, high-set bar
"Abenomics" looks ready to bloom just in time for spring, given the Diet's approval Friday of Haruhiko Kuroda as the next governor of the Bank of Japan.
BUSINESS
Mar 15, 2013
Kuroda gets Lower House nod for BOJ
The House of Representatives on Thursday approved the nomination of Asian Development Bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda for Bank of Japan governor, paving the way for a new team to take control of the central bank later this month.

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