Haruhiko Kuroda

BOJ Summary Shows Members Differ Over 10-Year Yield Range

TOKYO—A summary of opinions of the Bank of Japan’s policy makers at its recent board meeting released Wednesday showed some members favor a slightly different range for the 10-year Japanese government bond yield target.<p>“It is appropriate to bear in mind that the long-term yields may move upward and …

Economics

Japan May Eliminate Cash Following Sweden’s Lead, is it Good for Crypto?

As the Bank of Japan tries in futile to reach their goal of a 2% inflation rate through monetary stimulus, new methods for lifting the economic …

Bank of Japan

Traders are already testing the Bank of Japan’s plan for more flexible bond trading

The Bank of Japan on Tuesday said it would be more flexible when it comes to the trading range for Japanese government bonds. On Wednesday, traders …

Bank of Japan

Bank of Japan tweaks QE but leaves interest rates unchanged

Haruhiko Kuroda, BoJ governor, made some small changes to Japan's quantitative easing programme but said interest rates would remain low for an …

Bank of Japan

Bank of Japan Shift Propels Biggest Bond-Yield Jump in Two Years

Rise comes one day after central bank widened trading band; ‘it’s not reflecting fundamentals or anything’<p>TOKYO—The yield on the benchmark Japanese government bond posted its biggest percentage-point gain in two years, a day after Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said he would allow the yield to …

Central Banks

Nikkei bounces back after BOJ's policy tweaks

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Japanese flag flutters atop the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo<p>By Tomo Uetake<p>TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's benchmark Nikkei …

Bank of Japan

BOJ adopts forward guidance on rates, makes framework flexible

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan pledged to keep interest rates “very low” for the time being and took measures to make its massive stimulus program more flexible on Tuesday, reflecting its forecast that it would take time for inflation to hit its 2 percent target.<p>FILE PHOTO: A Japanese flag …

Bank of Japan

Global Bond Yields Climb as Anxious Investors Await BOJ Review

Bonds across global developed markets declined ahead of the Bank of Japan’s policy decision Tuesday on growing speculation that the monetary …

Economics

BOJ aiming to rein in yields

The Bank of Japan has offered to buy an unlimited amount of bonds for a second time this week, seeking to tame a yield increase spurred by …

Business

Top Japanese official has no interest in US-Japan bilateral trade deal

One of Japan's top policy makers indicated the government will continue to resist US efforts to create a bilateral free trade agreement between the …

Economy

Japan's Kuroda Keeps Mum on Possible Steps to Soften Easing Pain

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda stuck to the bank’s playbook on Saturday, declining to comment on reports that policy makers are considering …

Economics

Japan's Aso voices concern about capital outflows from China, emerging market

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday he expressed concerns at the G20 finance leaders' meeting that monetary policy normalization at advanced economies could accelerate capital outflows from China and emerging market economies.<p>Speaking to reporters on the …

Buenos Aires

Japan’s Haruhiko Kuroda keeps mum on possible steps to soften easing pain

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda stuck to the bank’s playbook on Saturday, declining to comment on reports that policy makers are considering …

Asia

Powell, Draghi, Kuroda, Lowe Speak at ECB Forum – Bloomberg

Powell, Draghi, Kuroda, Lowe Speak at ECB Forum<p>Powell, Draghi, Kuroda, Lowe Speak at ECB Forum<p>Powell, Draghi, Kuroda, Lowe Speak at ECB …

Bank of Japan

Central Bankers Panel: Jerome Powell, Mario Draghi, Haruhiko Kuroda & Philip Lowe

Central Bankers Panel: Jerome Powell, Mario Draghi, Haruhiko Kuroda & Philip Lowe<p>June 21, 2018 10:01 UTC

Business (India)

BOJ's Kuroda says 'deflationary mindset' will take time to dispel

© Reuters. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo<p>SINTRA, Portugal (Reuters) - A …

World Economy

Jerome Powell, Mario Draghi, Haruhiko Kuroda And Philip Lowe - All On One Stage

Business (India)

Japan faces significant impact from U.S.-China trade war: BOJ's Kuroda

SINTRA, Portugal (Reuters) - The Japanese economy could suffer “quite significant” consequences if a trade war between the United States and China drags on, Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday.<p>Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference at the BOJ …

Economy

BOJ's Kuroda Says Japan's Economy Improved Significantly Under QE – Bloomberg

BOJ's Kuroda Says Japan's Economy Improved Significantly Under QE<p>BOJ's Kuroda Says Japan's Economy Improved Significantly Under QE<p>BOJ's Kuroda Says …

Economy

Japan's central bank dials down inflation view, complicates stimulus-exit

© Reuters. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference in Tokyo<p>By Leika Kihara and Stanley White<p>TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of …

Economics

Quick Hits: Bank of England Asked to Prepare for ‘Fast Death’ of Major Banks

Japan PM Abe, BOJ's Kuroda hold meeting at PM's office: source

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda were holding a meeting at the prime minister’s office on Tuesday, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.<p>FILE PHOTO: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie attend a dinner …

Japan

BOJ governor signals room to hike yield target before price goal met

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday signaled the possibility the central bank could raise its long-term interest rate target before inflation hits its elusive 2 percent target.<p>FILE PHOTO: Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference at the …

Business

BOJ's Kuroda calls on government to step up structural reform

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said more work needs to be done to boost the country’s growth potential, making a rare call for the government to deliver on its growth strategy - the third arrow of premier Shinzo Abe’s reflationist policies.<p>Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko …

Business

BOJ Kuroda calls for government efforts on structural reform

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference in Tokyo<p>TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko …

Economics

BOJ governor signals debate on conditions for stimulus exit

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank could debate conditions for exiting from ultra-easy policy if prospects for achieving its inflation target improve, reminding markets his radical stimulus program won’t last forever.<p>Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda …

Business

How to End Japanese Inflation

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>The Bank of Japan thinks Japan may hit its 2% inflation target in 5 years. Kuroda says risks are to the downside. It may take Japan five more years to reach its 2% inflation target according to BOJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda. “Sometime within the …

Bank of Japan

Bank of Japan's Kuroda says easy policy still needed for some time

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said that the central bank must continue with accommodative monetary easing for some time to meet its 2 percent inflation target.<p>Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Kim …

Bank of Japan

BOJ Kuroda steps up warning on protectionism as risk to Japan's recovery

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the rising tide of protectionism is emerging as a more imminent risk to Japan’s economy, issuing his strongest warning to date of the damage trade frictions could inflict on an otherwise solid recovery.<p>FILE PHOTO: Bank of Japan …

Economy

BOJ's Kuroda keeps pledge to maintain massive stimulus

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Thursday reiterated his pledge to maintain the central bank’s massive stimulus programme for as long as needed to achieve the bank’s 2 percent target.<p>Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, April …

Economy