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 ...

BOJ's total assets climbs to top ¥500 trillion for first time

Jun 2, 2017

BOJ's total assets climbs to top ¥500 trillion for first time

The Bank of Japan said Friday its total assets surpassed ¥500 trillion ($4.5 trillion) for the first time, nearing Japan's gross domestic product due to massive purchases of assets under its aggressive monetary easing policy. The BOJ's balance sheet has ballooned under the asset purchase ...