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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Global funds also bought more super-long bonds -- those due in 20 years or more -- amid speculation the worsening outlook for global growth will spur the Bank of Japan to ease policy, a move that ...
Posted: August 21, 2019, 1:23 am
Tokyo | Many traders in Japan had a tough first day back from a national holiday on Monday, arriving at their desks to find speculative net long positions in the yen heading towards a record high and ...
Posted: August 19, 2019, 5:06 pm
Additionally, the Bank of Japan has been implementing expansionary policies since 2001. Between 1991 and late 2008, Japan spent $6.3 trillion on “construction-related public investment,” which ...
Posted: August 19, 2019, 10:42 am
The news further soured the outlook for export-reliant economies such as Japan's. The monthly poll, which tracks the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) closely-watched tankan quarterly survey, found ...
Posted: August 18, 2019, 8:37 pm
According to the monthly Reuters Tankan survey, the sentiment around the Japanese manufacturers turned bearish for the first time since April 2013 in August amid escalating US-China trade war. “The ...
Posted: August 18, 2019, 7:22 pm
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Posted: August 14, 2019, 1:23 am
TOKYO (Reuters) - The chances the Bank of Japan eases further have increased, according to over half of economists polled by Reuters after the central bank last month committed to expanding stimulus ...
Posted: August 13, 2019, 8:19 pm
The Bank of Japan has "pretty limited" options if the trade friction between China and the U.S. becomes worse, said the chief Japan strategist at Goldman Sachs, Kathy Matsui. The short-term interest ...
Posted: August 9, 2019, 3:32 am
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has trimmed purchases of bonds maturing in three to five years for the first time since July 3, according to Bloomberg. The central bank will be buying JPY 360 billion of bonds ...
Posted: August 8, 2019, 6:30 pm
KAGOSHIMA, Japan — Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said on Thursday the central bank was prepared to expand monetary stimulus to head off economic risks, warning that uncertainties ...
Posted: July 31, 2019, 9:36 pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan held off on expanding stimulus on Tuesday but committed to doing so “without hesitation” if a global slowdown jeopardizes the country’s economic recovery. Growing ...
Posted: July 29, 2019, 8:27 pm
Asian markets gained in early trading Tuesday, ahead of the first round of trade negotiations between the U.S. and China since early May. Talks are scheduled to begin Tuesday in Shanghai, though ...
Posted: July 29, 2019, 8:23 pm