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Traders continue to pile into the Japanese yen

It’s tough being a central banker in this day and age, particularly if you fail to deliver on lofty market expectations. Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan, is one man who likely understands this more than most today. After stunning financial markets for the second time in three […]
Traders continue to pile into the Japanese yen
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HSBC: The Bank of Japan will continue to stimulate

Just six weeks ago the Bank of Japan (BOJ) stunned financial markets, announcing that it would apply a negative interest rate to a proportion of funds deposited at the bank by financial institutions. Now, after a less-than-impressive reception from financial markets to the announcement, the BoJ will be back in […]
HSBC: The Bank of Japan will continue to stimulate
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The Bank Of Japan Sends A Message To The Prime Minister

The Bank of Japan wrapped up its two-day monetary policy meeting today, and as expected it made no change to its current policy. “The BoJ will continue to conduct money market operations so that the monetary base (¥173.3trn as of end-July) will increase at an annual pace of about ¥60-70trn […]
The Bank Of Japan Sends A Message To The Prime Minister