monetary easing measures
May 11, 2013
Led by automakers, a large number of listed companies recorded increased profits for fiscal 2012, due in large part to a weaker yen and higher stock prices.
March 22, 2013
Newly installed Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda faces many hurdles as he sets out to achieve a target of 2-percent inflation two years from now.
March 16, 2013
Haruhiko Kuroda, the newly approved governor of the Bank of Japan, is taking a major gamble by promising to do everything possible to lift the Japanese economy out of a...
February 25, 2013
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will name Haruhiko Kuroda as his candidate for Bank of Japan governor, a move that promotes aggressive monetary easing and breaks a long tradition on...
December 22, 2012
The Bank of Japan and foreign investors are holding all-time high volumes of Japanese government bonds, but the latters' strategy is more volatile and they could dump debt en...
November 21, 2012
The Bank of Japan on Nov. 20 dismissed monetary policy proposals made by opposition leader Shinzo Abe as "unrealistic" and "bad for the economy."
October 31, 2012
For the second straight month, the Bank of Japan decided on Oct. 30 to take additional monetary easing measures to prevent a sharp downturn in the Japanese economy.
July 13, 2012
The Bank of Japan backed only “technical improvements” to Japan’s monetary easing measures at its Policy Board meeting on July 12, refusing to join the global trend...
April 27, 2012
The Bank of Japan's Policy Board on April 27 decided on measures to stimulate the nation's lagging economy that will inject 5 trillion yen ($61.6 billion) into the funds...
April 21, 2012
The Bank of Japan will consider purchasing bonds with longer maturity dates as part of monetary easing measures to be decided on at the next meeting of its Policy Board...
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