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With Kuroda staying at the BOJ, Japanese firms rush to issue long debt

Feb 23, 2018

With Kuroda staying at the BOJ, Japanese firms rush to issue long debt

Japanese companies are selling superlong bonds amid expectations that Haruhiko Kuroda's reappointment as central bank governor will prolong easy monetary policy, even as increases in overseas yields put pressure on domestic market rates to rise. Less than a week after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated ...

Dec 8, 2015

BOJ dooms credit analysts as foreign banks let Tokyo posts lapse

Foreign brokerages are leaving credit analyst positions in Tokyo unfilled as record central bank bond-buying stimulus makes it hard for them to make profits. UBS Group AG, Barclays PLC, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co. and Citigroup Inc. all had analysts at the start of 2013 ...