Bank of Japan


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Bank of Japan

The central bank of Japan. It is responsible for issuing the yen, setting monetary policy, issuing Japanese government securities, and providing settlement in order to preserve a strong financial industry. It works closely with the Japanese government. It was established in 1882.
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-- Bank of Japan to release monthly report on economic and financial developments for October.
In February 1999, the Bank of Japan undertook its zero-interest-rate policy to combat recession and deflation.
Inflation targeting works because the Bank of Japan promise will change expectations.
Until recently, the ministry ran the Bank of Japan too (and many believe it still will, though more indirectly, under a revised law).
Recent yen-selling spree was triggered by comments by Japan's incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pressuring the central bank to aggressively ease its monetary policies, such as his recent remark that his government will consider revising the Bank of Japan law.
The central bank of Japan has announced a cut in its growth forecast.
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Rather, it is an inadvertent and inevitable result of a series of snowballing factors that can be traced back to the Bank of Japan's post-bubble monetary easing.
In response to the favorable price pattern, the Bank of Japan announced, on March 9, 2006, that it was ending its quantitative easing policy.
In the Bank of Japan's quarterly Tankan survey, a majority of the country's manufacturing titans declared their most positive view of the business environment since 1997, giving the market a glimmer of hope that the likes of Toyota, Matsushita and Hitachi may finally be hardening their defenses against a persistently strong yen.
-- Bank of Japan Policy Board to begin a two-day meeting.
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