[YOKOHAMA] Bank of Japan (BOJ) board member Goushi Kataoka criticised on Thursday the central bank's decision in July to make its policy framework more sustainable, arguing that it should have...

[FRANKFURT] The collapse of US investment giant Lehman Brothers 10 years ago forced central banks to take unprecedented steps to help rescue the global economy, thrusting them into uncharted...

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan is unlikely to raise interest rates for "quite some time" and recent steps to make policy more flexible is not preparation for policy normalisation, governor...

[TOKYO] Japan's annual consumer inflation stalled in July and government pressure on carriers to cut smartphone charges could undercut prices ahead, further hindering the central bank's...

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan should abandon negative interest rates and a cap on long-term bond yields immediately as such crisis-mode measures are unnecessary for an economy enjoying steady growth, a...

COMMENTARY

MONETARY medicine in Japan is keeping the economy alive, but with nasty side effects. The search for a new cure should begin with a simple question: What if the Bank of Japan were to throw out its...

THE Bank of Japan is showing just what it means by being flexible with bond purchases. The central bank unexpectedly offered to buy 400 billion yen (S$4.9 billion) of five-to-10-year bonds on...

BANK of Japan (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda's policy tweaks have either strengthened the long-running stimulus or mark a stealth "baby step" towards normalising policy. Or both?...

[HONG KONG] Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda's policy tweaks have either strengthened the long-running stimulus or mark a stealth "baby step" towards normalising policy. Or...