Watching Jerome Powell complete his monetary policy about-face before a congressional committee this week, I was struck by how the personalities, paradigms and politics of central banking have been transformed
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's core consumer inflation in June likely slowed to its weakest in nearly two years and exports fell for a seventh straight month, a Reuters poll showed, keeping the central bank
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan's focus on keeping the yen weak and bolstering stock prices has made executives complacent and hurt corporate competitiveness, says a former state banker turned critic
Central bankers have a favorite mantra: Patch the roof while the sun is shining. But 10 years after the Federal Reserve worked alongside the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan to bring the global
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan on Monday maintained its view that regional economies were expanding or recovering, but warned that more companies were feeling the pinch from the U.S.-China trade In
TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the country's economy was expected to expand moderately as a trend and gradually push inflation toward the central bank's 2% target.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Household spending in Japan rose at the fastest pace in four years in May, in a sign improving domestic demand will offer some support for an economy facing growing external pressure.
TOKYO—The global trend toward lower interest rates is threatening one of the world’s most unusual experiments in central banking. Nearly three years ago, the Bank of Japan said it would fix the yield the
Market demand for the 10-year bonds has pushed yields well below the zero target; ‘like squeezing water from a dry rag’ TOKYO—The global trend toward lower interest rates is threatening one of the world’s
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s top currency diplomat on Friday issued a warning against excessive volatility in the exchange-rate market, threatening to act if currency moves become too volatile. The warning