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INFLATION 3

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 23, 2023
BOJ faces monetary policy challenges amid an inflationary environment
The BOJ with its monetary policies must navigate various structural issues, including population decline, aging and geopolitical tensions to achieve its desired price stability.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jul 23, 2023
Markets skeptical whether BOJ will change ultraloose policy
After decades fighting deflation, the BOJ wants robust wage growth and a stable inflation rate of 2%, fearing that tightening monetary policy too soon could backfire.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 22, 2023
Japan to see price hikes on 35,000 food and drink items by end of 2023
The total, including the hikes in coming months, already eclipses the 2022 total of 25,768 items, Teikoku Databank Ltd. said in its report in mid-July.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 21, 2023
Japan's top financial diplomat signals chance of BOJ policy tweaks
In rare remarks on monetary policy, Masato Kanda said he expects the Bank of Japan to make a judgment on policy by analyzing the conditions and outlook for prices at every review.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 21, 2023
Tokyo's new condo prices surge 60% to a record in first half of year
The average price of a new apartment in central Tokyo jumped 60% to ¥129.6 million ($930,000) in the January to June period.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 21, 2023
Japan's price growth accelerates ahead of BOJ inflation update
Prices excluding those for fresh food gained 3.3% from a year ago, accelerating a little from the rise in May as energy prices were less of a drag on inflation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 19, 2023
Tokyo traders await June inflation data ahead of BOJ policy meeting
Consumer prices excluding fresh food and energy costs have seen price gains hovering close to a high of more than four decades.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 19, 2023
Japan's retailers see earnings windfall as consumers tolerate inflation
Profits and rising share prices in the sector, undiminished by customer hesitancy, are adding to speculation the Bank of Japan may upgrade its inflation forecast next week.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Jul 18, 2023
Suntory's Yamazaki Distillery turns 100 as whisky demand enjoys renewed boom
Japan's acclaimed aged whiskies are commanding increasingly eye-watering prices thanks to growing demand and long-standing shortages.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 14, 2023
BOJ to tweak yield control this month, ex-official says
Hideo Hayakawa, who is also a former BOJ chief economist, said that the central bank must raise its inflation outlook for this fiscal year to match reality.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 13, 2023
Market reflects rising speculation over BOJ policy tweak ahead of July meeting
At least some market players think the BOJ may choose to reshape its policy of holding down 10-year yields, to help boost an economy already showing signs of improved price and wage trends.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 12, 2023
Japan households' inflation expectations rise, keeping pressure on BOJ
The ratio of Japanese households expecting prices to rise a year from now stood at 86.3% in June, up from 85.7% in March to hit the highest level since June 2022, the BOJ survey showed.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 10, 2023
BOJ highlights broadening wage and price hikes in report on regional Japan
In a quarterly report, the central bank also said some firms were considering raising the prices of their goods and services to guard against the prospect of rising labor costs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 8, 2023
27% of nursing homes in Japan face bankruptcy due to price hikes, survey finds
The nationwide survey found that over 90% of facilities have been affected by price increases.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 7, 2023
Bank of Japan deputy chief doesn't anticipate rate hikes in near future
The deputy also said 'rapid and one-sided' yen weakening is not desirable and the BOJ will coordinate closely with the government, adding to recent warnings by Japanese authorities.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 6, 2023
As prices soar, Japan returns to human waste fertilizer
With Russia's invasion of Ukraine having hit the cost of chemical fertilizers, more people are embracing the use of more natural alternatives.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 3, 2023
Higher land prices add to signs of Japan's post-pandemic recovery
Out of the nation's 47 prefectures, 25, including Tokyo and Osaka, observed higher average land prices.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 30, 2023
Food price hikes in Japan this year are already topping 2022
Bread products, in particular, are set to see price rises in July after the government raised the price of imported wheat.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 30, 2023
Tokyo inflation speeds up again as Japan production sputters
Consumer prices excluding fresh food increased 3.2% in the capital from a year earlier, rising at a slightly faster pace than last month’s revised figures.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Jun 30, 2023
Frugal phrases: Finding money-saving tips in Japanese
Cost-conscious Japanese shoppers know various tricks to try and save money. By beefing up on your economic terms, maybe you can get in on the deals.

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