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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 »

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

The Japanese government wanted the yen to fall to help exporters such as Yaskawa Electric which makes robots for factories. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Japan. Bank of Japan blames Brexit as it renews monetary stimulus. Uncertainty ...and more »

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

But they also inadvertently explain the predicament that the Bank of Japan is facing ahead of its policy decision on Friday, as a group of Credit Suisse analysts suggested in a note on Wednesday. "The Notorious BOJ," as the team called the central bank ...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 Considers Issuing 50-Year Debt for First Time - Wall Street Journal

Japan is considering issuing 50-year bonds for the first time, people familiar with the matter said, the latest sign that ultralow interest rates around the globe are encouraging superlong debt. Such bonds could bolster the argument that Tokyo's growth ...and more »

Bank of Japan Expands Stimulus, Disappointing Investors - Fortune

Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during a press conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo on July 29, 2016. KAZUHIRO NOGI/ AFP/ Getty Images. By Reuters. July 29, 2016. The Bank of Japan expanded stimulus on Friday by doubling ...and more »

A Former Fed Chairman May Have Given Japan The Answer To Its Debt Problems - Forbes

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) walks with Mongolia's President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj during a welcome ceremony at Sukhbaatar Square in the Mongolian capital of Ulan Bator on July 14, 2016. (BYAMBASUREN BYAMBA-OCHIR/AFP/Getty Images). Japan just ...and more »

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

The 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 »