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A Weaker Yen Is Coming: Who Are The Winners and Losers? - The Diplomat

The Bank of Japan is determined to cheapen the currency of the world's third-biggest economy. Who might be the winners and losers, both at home and abroad? On Friday, the yen ended trading with its first two-week decline since May on speculation of ...and more »

Bank of Japan blames Brexit as it renews monetary stimulus - The Guardian

Uncertainty caused by the UK vote and a wider global slowdown forced the bank to act, but yen rises as markets give muted response. Martin Farrer and agencies. Fri 29 Jul 2016 01.21 EDT First published on Fri 29 Jul 2016 00.34 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

One of Notorious BIG's songs explains what's going on with the Bank of Japan right now - Business Insider

"I don't know what they want from me / It's like the more money we come across / The more problems we see." In case you need a refresher on '90s pop culture, those are lyrics from "Mo Money Mo Problems" by the Notorious B.I.G.. But they also ...and more »

Bank of Japan Resists Strong Medicine for Stimulus - New York Times

TOKYO — As Japan's economy limped into the second half of the year, some analysts hoped that the central bank would take new, radical steps. It could move its benchmark interest rate further below zero. It could drop cash directly into the arms of ...and more »

All Eyes On Bank Of Japan And The Possibility Of 'Helicopter Money' - Forbes

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) may announce additional easing initiatives when it meets later this week. This comes at a time when many market participants are beginning to question the effectiveness of “Abenomics”, an economic stimulus program undertaken ...and more »

Bank of Japan Takes Modest Easing Action - Wall Street Journal

TOKYO—The Bank of Japan announced a modest dose of stimulus Friday in a sign that it may be running up against the limits of monetary policy, disappointing investors who expected a bolder move to complement a new government spending plan to jolt the ...and more »

Japan responds to Brexit shock with record stimulus package - The Guardian

Prime minister Shinzo Abe announces biggest ever emergency budget with £200bn of as yet unspecified measures. Larry Elliott Economics editor. Wed 27 Jul 2016 12.27 EDT Last modified on Tue 28 Nov 2017 12.20 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Cause and Effect, and then there is Monetary Policy -

Contrary to conventional wisdom, we think monetary policy remains an important variable for asset prices. Interest rates and foreign exchange are two dimensions of the price of money. There is a relationship, even if it is not linear or temporally ...and more »

Japan to double direct spending in stimulus package: Nikkei - Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government is likely to inject 6 trillion yen ($57 billion) in direct fiscal outlays into the economy over the next few years under a planned stimulus package, double the amount initially planned, the Nikkei newspaper reported ...and more »

Bank of Japan Expands Stimulus, Disappointing Investors - Fortune

The Bank of Japan expanded stimulus on Friday by doubling purchases of exchange-traded funds (ETF), yielding to pressure from the government and financial markets for bolder action, but disappointing investors who had set their hearts on more audacious ...and more »