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HARUHIKO KURODA

Former Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda is among the 4,108 people recognized for this year's spring honors.
JAPAN
Apr 30, 2024
Former BOJ head among 4,108 people receiving spring honors
Haruhiko Kuroda, who led the central bank's unprecedented monetary easing, was given the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Sacred Treasure.
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during a news conference at the central bank's head office in Tokyo in April 2013.
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 31, 2023
Ex-BOJ chief pushed for powerful monetary easing, 2013 minutes show
The BOJ releases full minutes of policy meetings a decade after they are held. Monday's release encompassed the first half of 2013.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 12, 2023
Japan’s giant of central banking
Critics of former BOJ Gov. Kuroda complain that he never achieved the 2% inflation target. What they fail to acknowledge is his policies led to a dramatic strengthening of the labor market.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
May 8, 2023
BOJ debated risk of inflation overshoot in March, minutes show
Some policy board members said they saw some 'positive signs' emerging in Japan that suggested the economy was making progress toward achieving the BOJ's 2% inflation target.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 30, 2023
BOJ chief Ueda spares us the theatrics in his debut
The new Bank of Japan Gov. Kazuo Ueda's first task was not to blindside the market. So far, so good.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 12, 2023
Former BOJ chief Kuroda joins Japan’s GRIPS policy school as fellow
Kuroda, who ended his decadelong term helming the central bank last week, has taken up a senior fellow position at the Tokyo-based graduate school.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Apr 10, 2023
New BOJ Gov. Ueda says ultraeasy policy will remain in place
In his inaugural news conference, Kazuo Ueda said he will not quickly move to adjust some policy measures seen as problematic, including the so-called yield curve control program.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 9, 2023
Ueda takes over top BOJ job with a long to-do list
There will be little time to celebrate for Ueda, an academic, author and former BOJ board member who will be under the microscope as he leads the central bank through a crucial period.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 7, 2023
Haruhiko Kuroda less dovish as he departs BOJ after decade of massive stimulus
The BOJ's failure to change public expectations raises a lot of questions about the effectiveness of unconventional monetary policy.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 6, 2023
A tumultuous Kuroda era reverberated far beyond Japan
Outgoing BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda's battle against deflationary mindsets was exhausting, but it burnished his reputation as an innovator.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / FOCUS
Apr 6, 2023
BOJ’s Kuroda hands $11.7 trillion ‘shock and awe’ experiment to his successor
In 10 years, the BOJ forked out ¥1.55 quadrillion ($11.7 trillion) on bonds, stock funds and corporate debt. The staggering cost has economists asking: 'Was it all worth it?”
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Apr 1, 2023
A $3 trillion threat to global financial markets looms in Japan
Just over a week before a momentous leadership change at the Bank of Japan, investors are gearing up for the seemingly inevitable end to a decade of ultralow interest rates.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 23, 2023
Will the new BOJ chief choose to maintain the status quo?
After 10 years of monetary easing under BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda, all eyes will be watching the central bank’s next steps under its new chief, Kazuo Ueda.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 10, 2023
BOJ maintains monetary easing at Kuroda's last policy board meeting
Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda is set to end his 10-year term and pass the torch to incoming chief Kazuo Ueda, whose appointment was approved by parliament Friday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 3, 2023
BOJ watchers see higher chance of June shift after Kazuo Ueda hearings
Some 41% of BOJ watchers expect a tightening step to take place in June according to a recent survey.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 2, 2023
Ex-BOJ governor Shirakawa urges re-examination of monetary framework and inflation targets
By allowing inflation to overshoot their targets, central banks 'forgot the difficulty of taking away the monetary punch bowl' and failed to tighten policy soon enough, he said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 1, 2023
U.S. experts have high expectations for Bank of Japan nominee
Ueda is 'an ideal candidate' to meet the challenges facing the BOJ such as achieving a 2% inflation target, a former head of the Japan/Korea desk at the OECD said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Feb 27, 2023
G20 nations understand BOJ’s ongoing easing measures, Kuroda says
Japan’s price growth, currently above the BOJ’s 2% target, is mainly driven by imports and is expected to fall below the target in the fiscal year starting in April, Kuroda said on Saturday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 24, 2023
BOJ governor nominee says monetary easing needs to be maintained
Appearing at a confirmation hearing at the Lower House, Ueda also said he will pursue the stable and sustainable 2% inflation target set by the current BOJ governor.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 24, 2023
Nearly half of Japan's firms want BOJ to revise negative rate policy
In the next most common response, 28% said the central bank should revise its 2% inflation target.

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