The Bank of Japan (日本銀行, Nippon Ginkō) is the central bank of Japan. It is called Nichigin (日銀) for short.

Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan
Established in 1882
Bank Governor: Shirakawa Masaaki 白川方明 since April 2008
Base borrowing rate: 0.30%

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While central banks worldwide are tightening the reins on soaring inflation, Japan is moving against the trend with an expansionary monetary policy, maintaining low interest rates and buying ...
Posted: May 23, 2022, 2:48 am
The cause of the strong depreciation of the JPY is mainly to be found between a clear difference in the policy stance of the Bank of Japan (BoJ) and other major central banks. The US Federal Reserve ...
Posted: May 22, 2022, 2:08 am
On the face of it, consumer inflation in Japan finally hit 2 percent, an elusive goal set by the Bank of Japan. Households know first ...
Posted: May 20, 2022, 8:00 pm
Having long trod a similar path in tackling low inflation, Japan and Europe now appear to be taking contrasting approaches to monetary policy and the risks of rising prices, which drew warnings at ...
Posted: May 20, 2022, 9:29 am
Core consumer prices in Japan leapt 2.1 percent in April from a year earlier, government data showed Friday, above the Bank of Japan' ...
Posted: May 19, 2022, 8:38 pm
Consumer prices in Japan rose at a pace above 2% for the first time in more than 13 years, a sign of how higher costs of energy and raw materials are hitting even the world’s most inflation-resistant ...
Posted: May 19, 2022, 7:12 pm
Japan’s inflation accelerated sharply in April to top the Bank of Japan’s target level, an outcome that will complicate Governor Haruhiko Kuroda’s messaging that stimulus must continue.Most Read from ...
Posted: May 19, 2022, 6:21 pm
Japan's core consumer prices posted their biggest jump in seven years in April, official data showed Friday, as global commodity prices soared and the yen slumped against the dollar.
Posted: May 19, 2022, 6:20 pm
Japan – A rapid decline in the yen and market distortions caused by current monetary settings have raised the political heat on the Bank of Japan (BOJ) as it becomes increasingly isolated in a world ...
Posted: May 19, 2022, 2:45 pm
JPY price prediction as the Bank of Japan's policy diverges from the other central banks in the world. Has the yen reached the lowest point?
Posted: May 19, 2022, 4:01 am
The Bank of Japan must maintain current monetary stimulus to create sustainable increases in prices, corporate profits, jobs and wages, its deputy governor said on Tuesday, dismissing speculation ...
Posted: May 16, 2022, 8:27 pm
The Bank of Japan may be limited in its ability to deal with recent weakness in the yen, but experts who spoke with CNBC noted the currency is not really the central bank's main focus anyway.
Posted: April 29, 2022, 3:05 am