Sep 11, 2013

BOJ exec says Fed taper might rock emerging economies, Japan recovery

Bank of Japan Policy Board member Koji Ishida voiced concern Wednesday about how emerging economies will be affected if the U.S. Federal Reserve begins tapering its quantitative easing program and said it was time for Japan to return to traditional export-led growth. Tapering bond purchases ...

/ Mar 12, 2013

2% target achievable if bolstered by policy efforts: Ishida

Bank of Japan Policy Board member Koji Ishida said Monday the central bank can attain its 2 percent inflation target and pledged the BOJ will carry out "large-scale" credit-easing for that purpose down the road. "I believe (the inflation target) is fully achievable if the ...