Tokyo stocks open lower ahead of BoJ decision

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday in cautious trade as investors waited for the Bank of Japan’s policy decision later in the day. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.40 percent, or 90.66 poin... ( read original story ...)

Japan’s Bond Market Gets a Longer Leash

In Japan, it is the biggest move in years. Government bonds rallied on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan tweaked its ultra-easy monetary policy. The central bank introduced “forward guidance,” vowing to ... ( read original story ...)

The Bank of Japan tweaks policy

The Bank of Japan made several small tweaks to policy settings at its July meeting. However, none were major, keeping market moves relatively contained. It downgraded its inflation forecasts, again. T... ( read original story ...)

Bond yields drop as Bank of Japan remains dovish

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) strengthened its commitment to continuing with ultra-loose monetary policy today, announcing its policy rate and yield target remain unchanged. Markets reacted to the dovish mo... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo whale under scrutiny

TOKYO: The Bank of Japan (BoJ), sometimes dubbed the Tokyo whale for its huge influence on the country’s stock market, may be about to change its habits because it’s taking up too much of the pool. Th... ( read original story ...)