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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Jesper Koll of Monex Group says the next governor of Japan's central bank will be "very much part and parcel of the coordinated Kishida administration." ...
Posted: January 26, 2023, 9:03 pm
The Bank of Japan emphasized the need to maintain its current monetary policy, according to the Summary of Opinions from its last meeting, published Thursday.
Posted: January 25, 2023, 9:28 pm
Government officials who attended the Bank of Japan's December policy meeting were given a half-hour adjournment to contact their ministries, minutes showed, underscoring the significance of the ...
Posted: January 22, 2023, 9:25 pm
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Sunday he would nominate a new Bank of Japan governor next month, as markets test whether the central bank will change the ultra low-rate policy of the ...
Posted: January 22, 2023, 12:43 am
Yuri Okina tops shortlists of potential female candidates to replace Haruhiko Kuroda as Bank of Japan governor. Over the next few weeks, Tokyo financial circles will buzz with intrigue over who’s ...
Posted: January 19, 2023, 11:55 pm
Investors were betting that the Bank of Japan would join the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank in hiking rates to tame inflation.
Posted: January 18, 2023, 4:45 pm
A surprise hold on rates and policy moves from the Bank of Japan overnight has bond markets rallying, with stocks eyeing retail sales and earnings data.
Posted: January 18, 2023, 8:28 am
The Bank of Japan surprised markets on Wednesday by keeping its interest-rate policy unchanged, prompting the yen to fall substantially. The central bank, which has been trying to spur inflation with ...
Posted: January 18, 2023, 5:31 am
The central bank dashes expectations of further lifting of its interest-rate target.
Posted: January 18, 2023, 3:33 am
The yen plunged on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan decided to maintain its ultra-easy monetary policy, defying market expectations that rising inflation could force the central bank to move away ...
Posted: January 17, 2023, 10:42 pm
Investors drag the world’s loosest central bank toward ‘normal.’ ...
Posted: January 17, 2023, 2:04 pm
The Japanese yen surges to a seven-month high as traders bet the Bank of Japan will finally give up on ultraloose monetary policy.
Posted: January 16, 2023, 2:40 pm