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Dollar slides on US GDP, Japan bonds fall on BOJ move - Reuters;

Dollar slides on US GDP, Japan bonds fall on BOJ move - Reuters

ReutersDollar slides on US GDP, Japan bonds fall on BOJ moveReutersAn employee of a bank counts US dollar notes at a branch in Hanoi, Vietnam May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kham. 1/3. left. right. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan ...and more »

BOJ Expands Stimulus, Nearly Doubles ETF Purchases - ETF Trends

BOJ Expands Stimulus, Nearly Doubles ETF PurchasesETF TrendsThe Bank of Japan extended its stimulus measures, supporting Japanese equities and country-specific exchange traded funds. As part of its expanded stimulus plan, The BOJ decided to increase ETF purchases so its total holdings rose at an annual pace of ...and more »

Today's USD/JPY Exchange Rate Forecast Negative As BoJ's Monetary Policy Disappoints - Exchange Rates UK;

Today's USD/JPY Exchange Rate Forecast Negative As BoJ's Monetary Policy Disappoints - Exchange Rates UK

Exchange Rates UKToday's USD/JPY Exchange Rate Forecast Negative As BoJ's Monetary Policy DisappointsExchange Rates UKOvernight, the USD/JPY spot rate plunged over 200 pips almost instantly, with many reports stating it was down to algorithmic platforms and a huge mistake by an non-Asian fund. "USDJPY was choppy in the aftermath of the BoJ decision, rising to the ...and more »

The Death of the Central Bank - Bloomberg;

The Death of the Central Bank - Bloomberg

BloombergThe Death of the Central BankBloombergFor the past 70 years, Japan has been a crucible of experimentation in economic policy. During its go-go years, Tokyo's unusual practices to spur rapid growth became a model for much of the rest of Asia, while its unconventional attempts to revive its ...and more »

FX Focus: Pound heads for third consecutive month of decline ahead of BoE's decision - International Business Times UK;

FX Focus: Pound heads for third consecutive month of decline ahead of BoE's decision - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKFX Focus: Pound heads for third consecutive month of decline ahead of BoE's decisionInternational Business Times UKThe pound was poised to register its third consecutive monthly decline on Friday (29 July), amid growing expectations the Bank of England will cut interest rates and implement a new set of stimulus measures early next week. Sterling, which has fallen ...and more »

The Japanese yen went through the roof, and the dollar is plunging - Business Insider;

The Japanese yen went through the roof, and the dollar is plunging - Business Insider

Business InsiderThe Japanese yen went through the roof, and the dollar is plungingBusiness InsiderThe Japanese yen went through the roof on Friday after the Bank of Japan stunned the markets. The currency was up by 2.9% at 102.23 per dollar as of 1:33 p.m. ET. After all the speculation and hype, the BOJ ended up announcing only a small tweak to ...and more »

Japan's shocking stimulus illuminates central banks' lack of credibility - Financial Post;

Japan's shocking stimulus illuminates central banks' lack of credibility - Financial Post

Financial PostJapan's shocking stimulus illuminates central banks' lack of credibilityFinancial PostNg Han Guan, Pool/AP PhotoGovernor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda, sips from a glass during a press conference held at the close of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Chengdu, China.and more »

What Are the BoJ's Projections for Economic Activity in Japan? - Market Realist;

What Are the BoJ's Projections for Economic Activity in Japan? - Market Realist

Market RealistWhat Are the BoJ's Projections for Economic Activity in Japan?Market RealistThe BoJ (Bank of Japan) gave its economic outlook after the monetary policy meeting on July 29, 2016. The BoJ thinks that the Japanese economy is still in a moderate recovery trend despite the recent weak data. The weak data are attributed to the ...and more »

Kuroda Leads BOJ to a Policy Crossroads as Pressures Intensify - Bloomberg;

Kuroda Leads BOJ to a Policy Crossroads as Pressures Intensify - Bloomberg

BloombergKuroda Leads BOJ to a Policy Crossroads as Pressures IntensifyBloombergAfter more than three years of pumping out wave after wave of cheap money that's failed to secure its inflation target, the Bank of Japan has signaled a rethink. Instead of buying yet more government bonds, cutting interest rates or pushing further ...and more »

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

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

New York TimesBank of Japan Resists Strong Medicine for StimulusNew York TimesThe Bank of Japan announced a small expansion of its deflation-fighting stimulus policies on Friday, but promised a full review of its approach. Credit Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters. TOKYO — As Japan's economy limped into the second half of the year, some ...and more »

What We Know, and Don't, About the Bank of Japan's Review - Bloomberg;

What We Know, and Don't, About the Bank of Japan's Review - Bloomberg

BloombergWhat We Know, and Don't, About the Bank of Japan's ReviewBloombergThe Bank of Japan had observers scratching their heads Friday with the announcement that it will mount a “comprehensive” review of its policy framework at its next meeting. The following points show what's known, and still unclear, about the assessment ...and more »

Japan's Central Bank Rattles Markets - Wall Street Journal;

Japan's Central Bank Rattles Markets - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalJapan's Central Bank Rattles MarketsWall Street JournalAsian markets tumbled and the yen strengthened after the Bank of Japan disappointed markets by opting for a much more limited easing program than what had been expected. The Bank of Japan kept its annual bond-buying plan unchanged at an annual 80 ...and more »

BOJ eases policy by doubling ETF buying, underwhelms expectations - Reuters;

BOJ eases policy by doubling ETF buying, underwhelms expectations - Reuters

ReutersBOJ eases policy by doubling ETF buying, underwhelms expectationsReutersBank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon. 1/7. left. right. A man runs past the Bank of Japan (BOJ) building in Tokyo, Japan, July 29, 2016.and more »

Mizuho Profit Falls as Negative Rates Squeeze Lending Income - Bloomberg;

Mizuho Profit Falls as Negative Rates Squeeze Lending Income - Bloomberg

BloombergMizuho Profit Falls as Negative Rates Squeeze Lending IncomeBloombergMizuho Financial Group Inc.'s first-quarter profit fell 16 percent as negative interest rates eroded lending income and the bank slowed sales of its shareholdings. Net income dropped to 132.6 billion yen ($1.3 billion) in the three months ended June 30 ...and more »

Bank of Japan Expands Stimulus, Disappointing Investors - Fortune;

Bank of Japan Expands Stimulus, Disappointing Investors - Fortune

FortuneBank of Japan Expands Stimulus, Disappointing InvestorsFortuneThe 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 »

QuickTake Q&A: Bank of Japan's Quest for 2 Percent Inflation - Bloomberg;

QuickTake Q&A: Bank of Japan's Quest for 2 Percent Inflation - Bloomberg

BloombergQuickTake Q&A: Bank of Japan's Quest for 2 Percent InflationBloombergThe U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the European Central Bank are among the world's monetary authorities that have set an inflation target right around 2 percent. Nowhere, though, does the quest for this special number carry drama like it ...and more »

Takeaways From the Bank of Japan's Policy Decision - Wall Street Journal (blog);

Takeaways From the Bank of Japan's Policy Decision - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)Takeaways From the Bank of Japan's Policy DecisionWall Street Journal (blog)The Bank of Japan disappointed investors with its limited expansion of monetary stimulus Friday. Here are five takeaways from the central bank's policy decision. 29 Jul 2016 2:59am. By. WSJ Staff ...and more »

Monetary easing follows Japan's fiscal stimulus - Deutsche Welle;

Monetary easing follows Japan's fiscal stimulus - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleMonetary easing follows Japan's fiscal stimulusDeutsche WelleDays after the Japanese government unveiled a massive stimulus package to revitalize the nation's sluggish economy, it's now the turn of the country's central bank to chip in with additional stimulus measures. Japan Yen Banknoten. The Bank of Japan ...and more »

BoJ reaction: JGBs sell-off as yields jump the most since 08 - Financial Times

BoJ reaction: JGBs sell-off as yields jump the most since 08Financial TimesThe yen, would you believe it, is starting to look like a bit of a sideshow at the moment, given yields on Japanese government bonds continue to tumble and Japanese shares staged a momentous about-turn in late trading after the country's central bank ...and more »

Gold Edges Higher On Bank Of Japan Stimulus, Set For Monthly Gain - NDTV;

Gold Edges Higher On Bank Of Japan Stimulus, Set For Monthly Gain - NDTV

NDTVGold Edges Higher On Bank Of Japan Stimulus, Set For Monthly GainNDTVBengaluru: Gold inched higher on Friday, on track for a gain of more than one percent in July, as the dollar extended its losses after the Bank of Japan's stimulus fell short of market expectations. The Bank of Japan expanded monetary stimulus on ...and more »