[TOKYO] Major Japanese banks saw record demand for the corporate loans they offer in the three months to July, a central bank survey showed on Friday, as companies hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

BANK of Japan (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda said that Japan's economy was past the worst, but warned that the recovery would be slow, adding that he remains ready to take further action if needed...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy will contract 4.7 per cent in the year to March 2021, the central bank said on Wednesday, projecting a recovery the following year but warning deep uncertainty remains.

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept monetary policy steady on Wednesday and maintained its view that the economy would gradually emerge from the coronavirus pandemic's devastating blow,...

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan said on Monday that Seiichi Shimizu, currently head of its markets department, will become head of the bank's department overseeing monetary policy drafting.

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan (BOJ) cut its economic view for all of the country's nine regions for the second straight quarter, the first such downgrade since Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008,...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Thursday the economy will remain in a severe state but improve ahead as the impact from the coronavirus pandemic subsides.

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan has laid out sufficient schemes to respond to the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and can carefully examine their effects for the time being, one of the board...

JAPAN'S central bank is bracing for a protracted battle against the coronavirus pandemic as a second wave of infections cannot be ruled out, governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday, signalling...

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan kept monetary settings steady on Tuesday and stuck to its view that the economy will gradually recover from the coronavirus pandemic, signalling that it has taken enough...