Bank of Japan
Mar 21, 2013 09:18 EDT
The Bank of Japan's new governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Thursday pledged "all-out efforts" to rid Japan of growth-sapping deflation as gloomy new trade data underlined the scale of the task ahead.
Mar 20, 2013 22:09 EDT
Japan logged another trade deficit in February, this time of $8.1 billion according to the latest figures, reversing a year-earlier surplus and underscoring the uncertain state of the world's third-largest economy.
Mar 19, 2013 12:28 EDT
The Bank of Japan's outgoing governor on Tuesday acknowledged he failed to end the country's long-running deflation
Mar 18, 2013 18:04 EDT
The euro sank against other major currencies Monday after the proposed bailout for Cyprus, including a steep tax on bank depositors, revived concerns about the eurozone.
Mar 18, 2013 07:34 EDT
Asian markets tumbled on Monday and the euro sank as eurozone fears returned on news that Cyprus was planning to tax bank depositors as part of a controversial bailout.
Mar 15, 2013 13:35 EDT
Europe's main stock markets fell on Friday in downbeat pre-weekend trading before the outcome of a major eurozone ministers meeting aiming to agree a bailout for the Cyprus government, dealers said.
Mar 15, 2013 13:11 EDT
Japan's hard-charging prime minister on Friday said he wanted in on talks to forge a huge trade pact, the latest bold move from a man who says he is determined to lick the frail economy into shape.
Mar 15, 2013 11:32 EDT
Europe's main stock markets fell on Friday in downbeat pre-weekend deals before the outcome of a major eurozone ministers meeting that seeks to agree a bailout for the Cyprus government, dealers said.
Mar 15, 2013 08:10 EDT
Europe's main stock markets fell on Friday in downbeat pre-weekend deals before the outcome of a major European Union summit that seeks to agree a bailout for the Cyprus government, dealers said.
Mar 15, 2013 07:08 EDT
Asian markets were mixed on Friday following another strong lead from Wall Street, where traders took heart from more upbeat US jobs numbers.
Mar 15, 2013 04:38 EDT
Japan's hard-charging prime minister got his pick installed as central bank chief Friday, then readied to tackle the powerful farming lobby by committing the world's number three economy to pan-Pacific trade talks.
Mar 14, 2013 22:36 EDT
Japan's parliament on Friday approved a new central bank management team that is widely expected to support the government's demands for more action to stoke the world's third-biggest economy.
Mar 14, 2013 21:36 EDT
Japan's parliament on Friday confirmed the appointment of Haruhiko Kuroda as Bank of Japan governor, with the new central bank chief expected to launch aggressive easing to stoke the economy.
Mar 14, 2013 09:06 EDT
Asian markets mostly rose on Thursday, while the dollar climbed against the yen after Japan's parliament agreed the government's nominees to lead the Bank of Japan.
Mar 14, 2013 02:30 EDT
The government's nominees to lead the Bank of Japan won approval from the lower house of parliament on Thursday, moving the trio a step closer to taking the top jobs at the central bank.
Mar 13, 2013 07:18 EDT
Asian markets mostly fell on Wednesday, with few catalysts to drive buying after recent gains, while Wall Street provided a limp lead.
Mar 13, 2013 02:49 EDT
The yen strengthened in Asia on Wednesday as forex markets reacted to reports that Japan's main opposition party objects to one of Tokyo's nominees to lead the central bank.
Mar 11, 2013 00:32 EDT
Tokyo's pick to head the Bank of Japan on Monday ruled out purchases of foreign bonds to stoke the economy, as the country faced criticism it was engineering a yen devaluation.
Mar 08, 2013 12:30 EST
Europe's main stock markets rose further on Friday, with traders reacting to positive Chinese economic trade data and an upbeat US jobs report, analysts said.
Mar 08, 2013 10:12 EST
Europe's main stock markets rose further on Friday, with traders reacting to positive Chinese economic data and upbeat US jobs data, analysts said.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Bank of Japan|
|Headquarters||Chuo, Tokyo, Japan|
|Central Bank of||Japan|
|ISO 4217 Code||JPY|
|Base borrowing rate||0.105%|
|Preceded by||First National Bank|