CONFIDENCE among Japanese manufacturers held firm in December and service-sector sentiment rose for a second straight month, the Reuters Tankan poll showed on Thursday, underscoring steady economic...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Thursday the central bank's yield curve control was a "sustainable" framework that can push down long-term interest rates...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday he did not discuss with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who would head the central bank when his term expires in April next year.

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan (BOJ) returned to a net profit in the first half of fiscal 2017 as a weak yen boosted the value of the central bank's foreign assets, and its capital adequacy ratio...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan board member Goushi Kataoka said the central bank must expand stimulus further to achieve its price target early, so that prolonged monetary easing does not hurt the country...

[TOKYO] Financial technology is fast revolutionising the banking industry but digital currencies will not replace physical money any time soon, a senior Bank of Japan (BOJ) official said on Wednesday.

[TOKYO] The head of Japan's banking industry said on Thursday the Bank of Japan's massive monetary easing could cause disruption for the country's financial system if it remains in...

[NAGOYA] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday that economic growth is gathering momentum and increasing the chances of inflation hitting his 2 per cent target, reinforcing market...

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Tuesday even as it slightly cut its inflation forecast for the current fiscal year, signalling its conviction a solid recovery will gradually...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda looks favoured to get a second five-year term when his current one ends in April, the Nikkei business paper reported on Saturday.