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FOR the Bank of Japan, failure can be an opportunity. Judging from the latest economic forecasts, the central bank is falling even farther behind on meeting its 2 per cent inflation target. Meanwhile...

[NAGOYA] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda reiterated that policy makers will be more mindful of the rising cost of prolonged stimulus, though the central bank chief ruled out the chance of a...

THE Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept monetary policy steady on Wednesday and slightly trimmed its inflation forecasts as global trade frictions clouded the economic outlook, reinforcing views the central...

[TOKYO] Japan's central bank revised down inflation forecasts again on Wednesday, in the latest sign that it has made little headway towards its 2.0 per cent target despite years of massive...

THE Bank of Japan (BOJ) said that the financial system remains stable and growth in bank lending continues to support the economy, signalling that it is comfortable that lenders are coping with its...

[TOKYO] Japan's financial system remains stable as a whole but there is a growing divergence between regional banks that are profitable and those that are suffering, the Bank of Japan said on...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan board member Makoto Sakurai warned on Thursday that the spread of protectionist trade measures was creating uncertainty in the global economy and could slow Japan's...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan policymakers debated in September the potential of making further tweaks to their massive stimulus programme with one seeing room to make monetary policy more flexible, a...

BANK of Japan (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda is pushing forward with massive monetary stimulus, set to drive the Abenomics era well into 2019 just as its architect prepares to extend his premiership.

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Wednesday and maintained its optimistic view on the economy, even as escalating global trade frictions clouded the outlook.