TOKYO (Reuters) - A think-tank affiliated with the Bank of Japan has issued an academic paper arguing that ditching negative interest rates could help accelerate inflation, a sign debate within the bank
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) is now able to hedge against fluctuation in the value of various currencies, the head of the world’s largest pension fund said on Friday,
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Hong Kong (CNN Business) — An epic bond-buying spree by Japan's central bank means it's now sitting on assets worth more than the country's entire economy. Data released by the Bank of Japan on Tuesday
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s economy shrank more than expected in the third quarter, hit by natural disasters and a decline in exports, a worrying sign that trade protectionism is starting to take its toll
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy, which likely shrank in the third quarter, is set to grow more slowly in the coming year than previously thought, according to a Reuters poll of economists who cited U.S.-China
Japan’s central bank now owns bonds and shares equivalent to a full year of national economic output—underlining the growing gulf between policy makers in Tokyo and their main Western counterparts. Regular
LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank may have to implement quantitative easing measures again in order to contain a worsening budget crisis in Italy, German asset management firm DWS said on Tuesday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's central bank has become the first among G7 nations to own assets collectively worth more than the country's entire economy, following a half-decade spending spree designed to
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan's total assets rose to 553.6 trillion yen ($4.87 trillion), central bank data showed on Tuesday, surpassing the country's gross domestic product for the first time.