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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Japan's longstanding system of stamp tax, which is usually levied by affixing revenue stamps to documents such as mortgage agreements, remain ...
Posted: September 27, 2020, 4:11 pm
Japan's government upgraded its view on exports, factory output and the job situation in its September economic report but said the overall assessment was unchanged from last month with Japan still ...
Posted: September 24, 2020, 8:45 am
Some Bank of Japan board members warned a resurgence in the coronavirus pandemic could delay an economic recovery and destabilise its banking system by pushing more companies under, minutes from the ...
Posted: September 23, 2020, 6:47 pm
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda agreed Wednesday to remain in close contact and coordinate policy in their first meeting since the prime minister took office last ...
Posted: September 23, 2020, 3:04 am
Globalisation will be sustained and supply chains will be diversified as firms adjust to novel coronavirus disruption, Japan's central bank governor said on Friday, challenging an assumption the virus ...
Posted: September 19, 2020, 3:19 pm
The arrival of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to allow the central bank to take an even longer-term view on achieving a price goal, which was once seen as a quick two-year mission.By refraining ...
Posted: September 17, 2020, 2:57 pm
The Bank of Japan will monitor not just inflation trends but job growth in guiding policy, its governor Haruhiko Kuroda said, signalling the BOJ's readiness to ramp up stimulus if job losses from the ...
Posted: September 17, 2020, 9:42 am
Japan's central bank on Thursday said it would maintain its ultra-loose monetary policy as the virus-hit economy gradually picks up, with no big changes announced the day after new Prime Minister ...
Posted: September 17, 2020, 2:23 am
The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday and slightly upgraded its view on the economy, suggesting that no immediate expansion of stimulus was needed to combat the coronavirus ...
Posted: September 17, 2020, 1:56 am
The Bank of Japan upgraded its assessment of Japan’s economy on Thursday, saying it has started to pick up after a difficult period caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 1:10 am
The Bank of Japan is widely expected to keep its stimulus untouched later Thursday as newly elected Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga inherits the job of leading a recovery from the country’s worst ...
Posted: September 16, 2020, 4:59 pm
Companies where the Bank of Japan accounts for the highest daily trading value have outperformed the markets significantly, says Shrikant Kale at Jefferies.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 6:17 am