Reports Tagged: BoJ

January 23, 2024

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) reiterated its patient and nimble approach to exiting negative rates and hinted for the first time publicly that its confidence is increasing that the economy will warrant a

January 18, 2024

In the countdown to its first meeting of the year, we’re doubling down our expectation for the Bank of Japan (BOJ) to skip January for a policy change while it

December 20, 2023

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is targeting an April 2024 exit from negative interest rates, with a risk that the decision is brought forward to March. A January move is

December 11, 2023

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) will keep policy unchanged on December 18-19 but introduce subtle language changes that will herald a likely exit from negative interest rates between January and

November 03, 2023

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) this week removed its last hurdle to ending negative interest rates and opened a window to a move to a positive policy setting between January

October 18, 2023

In the countdown to its October policy meeting, the potential for another adjustment in Yield Curve Control (YCC) is live as the Bank of Japan lays a path to an

September 28, 2023

The Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) October policy meeting is shaping up to be a watershed event; a forecast round wherein improved inflation projections for 2024 and 2025 should open up

September 19, 2023

Though Japanese economic officials are scrambling to downplay comments from Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Kazuo Ueda in an interview with Yomiuri last week that appeared to open the door to a potential

August 23, 2023

Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Kazuo Ueda will struggle to keep a low profile at the annual Jackson Hole central bankers confab hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas

July 14, 2023

Conditions are falling into place for the Bank of Japan (BOJ) to tweak Yield Curve Control (YCC) again as the central bank takes its first tangible steps toward exiting a

June 13, 2023

Universally expected to pass on another tweak to Yield Curve Control (YCC) this week, the most exciting element to come from the Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) two-day meeting may be a

April 18, 2023

With Japan’s wages continuing to lag prices and core CPI likely to slow to 1.6% over the next year, newly minted Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor Kazuo Ueda will be

February 15, 2023

With plenty yet to learn about how incoming Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor Kazuo Ueda plans to extricate Japan from its greatest ever monetary easing experiment, the February 24 nomination

January 24, 2023

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) remains in no hurry to exit Yield Curve Control (YCC) and will step to the sidelines for now as Prime Minister Fumio Kishida prepares to

January 13, 2023

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) will tilt guidance toward an April exit of ultra easy policy at next week’s meeting as Prime Minister Fumio Kishida prepares to hand over the

December 20, 2022

The Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) overnight doubling of the yield cap on 10-year Japanese Government Bonds (JGBs) to 0.5% marks the first step in a subtle but significant months-in-the-planning handoff

November 14, 2022

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has initiated a gradual and calculated handover to his successor by softening the path to an eventual exit from ultra easy monetary policy, including

June 15, 2022

On April 22, 2022, as dollar/yen hovered between 128 and 129, we wrote that Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda – at heart a weak yen proponent – would resist