[TOKYO] Bank of Japan (BOJ) deputy governor Masazumi Wakatabe on Thursday said he expects global trade tensions to persist for quite some time and said the central bank will act as appropriate to...

[TOKYO] Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Tuesday that he believe the Bank of Japan will decide monetary policy appropriately.

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan board member Takako Masai said on Wednesday the central bank stood ready to ease policy further without hesitation if momentum for hitting its 2 per cent price target was...

[TOKYO] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that monetary policy was up to the Bank of Japan to decide, when asked about the possibility of the central bank's deepening negative...

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday but said it would re-examine economic and price developments more thoroughly at its next policy meeting in October.

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan policymakers will debate the feasibility of ramping up already massive stimulus on Thursday but are expected to save their limited ammunition for a while longer, despite...

[HAKODATE, Japan] Bank of Japan board member Goushi Kataoka advocated a pre-emptive further easing in monetary policy, warning of risks to the inflation outlook and the pain spreading through the...

BANK of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda, who made his mark pursuing aggressive monetary stimulus policies, is under fresh pressure by financial markets to return to the fight.

A BANK of Japan board member warned of potential dangers if the central bank's already massive stimulus is ramped up, a view suggesting there is no consensus on how quickly it should ease policy...

[KUMAMOTO, Japan] Bank of Japan board member Hitoshi Suzuki said on Thursday that further declines in borrowing costs could hurt consumer sentiment and the economy by prompting financial...