Japan’s Suga signals ultra-easy monetary policy to continue

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, a frontrunner to be the next prime minister, said he would like the

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Taking a leaf from Fed, BOJ may need to focus more on jobs, deputy governor says

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan (BOJ) may need to pay more attention to job and household income in guiding monetary policy, deputy

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Asia’s factories shaking off COVID gloom, China shines

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – Asian factories continued to shake off the coronavirus-induced gloom in August as more bright signs in China raised hopes of

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Japan’s record economic plunge wipes out Abe era gains

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – Japan was hit by its biggest economic slump on record in the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic emptied shopping

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Japan’s economy shrinks at record pace as pandemic wipes out ‘Abenomics’ gains

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – Japan was hit by its biggest economic contraction on record in the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic crushed

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Asia’s factory pain eases as China’s activity jumps

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – Asia’s factory pain continued to ease in July with contraction slowing in big export-reliant nations, adding to hopes

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BOJ cautiously upbeat on recovery, signals policy pause

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan signalled confidence the economy will emerge from the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating blow and

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BOJ keeps policy steady, sticks to cautious recovery view

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Wednesday and maintained its view that the economy would gradually emerge

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BOJ appoints new monetary policy team head amid battle to curb coronavirus economic impact

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan said on Monday that Seiichi Shimizu, currently head of its markets department, will become head of the

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BOJ to hold fire, stick to cautious optimism on economic outlook

This post was originally published on this siteTOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is set to keep monetary policy steady next week and offer a cautiously optimistic view on the

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