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Bank of Japan seeks to change mindsets with negative rates

Financial Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
Some argue that such an extreme move is premature, or that it signals a BoJ that has run out of other policy options. But negative interest rates are a good sign for markets, as they could address some challenges peculiar to Japan's economy in recent ...
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Bank of Japan, negative interest rates and the risks of monetary alchemy

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
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The Fed May Follow Japan's Path

Forbes - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
I firmly believed that the Bank of Japan would augment its quantitative easing stance sometime this spring. Inflation has not come close to its target, and the country's growth is dismal, to say the least.
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'Mrs Watanabe' comes unstuck with Japan Post Bank stock

Financial Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
More than a million Japanese investors, tempted into the stock market for the first time by the 2015 privatisation of Japan Post and its banking and insurance arms, have seen their new shares plunge into the red as negative interest rates shatter the ...
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Jose Canseco goes off on the Bank of Japan, calls JGBs 'Willy Wonka bonds'

Business Insider - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
In a few tweets Wednesday night, Canseco, the baseball great, offered his thoughts on the Bank of Japan's new policy to institute an interest rate of -0.1% on some reserves parked at the bank.
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Stocks Soar After Bank of Japan's Surprise Rate Move

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
The Dow industrials climbed nearly 400 points Friday, capping a turbulent month for financial markets in which investors fled from stocks and flooded into haven assets such as government bonds and gold.

More on the Bank of Japan leak investigation

ForexLive - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
"According to our investigations so far, there was no exchange of information between BOJ staff" and the Nikkei that could have led to the report, Kuroda told parliament on Monday.

Jose Canseco Is Tweeting About the Bank of Japan's Negative Rates. He Is Not a Fan

Bloomberg - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Samra says he's doubtful about central bank monetary policies after the financial crisis. Japan, already buying unprecedented amounts of bonds to stimulate its economy, said last month it would move to negative interest rates.

Bank of Japan Introduces Negative Interest Rates

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
TOKYO—Japan's central bank stunned the markets Friday by setting the country's first negative interest rates, in a desperate attempt to keep the economy from sliding back into the stagnation that has dogged it for much of the last two decades.

Economists sceptical as Bank of Japan surprises with negative interest rates

NanoNews (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
“The BOJ decision was a massive surprise; it's further money printing from Japan on a massive scale after having told the markets that they're not doing it.
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Effects of the BOJ's negative rate policy spread

The Japan Times - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
The effects on the everyday lives of people from the Bank of Japan's decision late last month to introduce negative interest rates are spreading.
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Bank of Japan Move Prompts Late Market Rally

Barron's - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
The major indexes rose about 2%, and investors cheered a surprise action by the Bank of Japan overnight Thursday to move its benchmark interest rate below zero.

BOJ Roils $14.1 Billion Money Market Industry as Nomura Suspends

Bloomberg - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Nomura Asset Management Co. stopped accepting investments into some money-market funds, joining 10 other managers in suspending such accounts as the $14.1 billion industry grapples with the negative interest rates introduced by the Bank of Japan last ...

Baseball's Jose Canseco to Bank of Japan: Negative interest rates are 'dumb move'

MarketWatch - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
When baseball greats start voicing deep thoughts on financial markets, is it truly time to run and hide? Former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco, who's been known to toss some wild tweets out there, appeared to be asking for an audience with ...
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Japan Negative Interest Rate: Abenomics Faces New Challenges As Bank Of Japan Stuns Global Markets

International Business Times - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Japan's signature plan for economic reform - known as “Abenomics” after the nation's prime minister, Shinzo Abe - is headed down an uncertain path.

Japan's Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ restarts Iran oil transactions

Platts - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
So far Japan's largest refiner JX Nippon Oil & Energy has confirmed it has renewed its annual 2016 term contract which started in January, while refiners Showa Shell, Cosmo Oil and Idemitsu Kosan will be renewing their term contracts that are due to ...
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Abe Adviser: Bank of Japan Adoption of Negative Rates Is Surprising

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
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Asian Stocks Extend Gains After Bank of Japan's Surprise Move, Higher Oil Prices

International Business Times - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Asian stocks rose Monday, extending gains fueled by the Bank of Japan's surprise negative-interest rate move on Friday.
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Loonie unsettled following Bank of Japan move

Hamilton Spectator - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
TORONTO Canada's dollar fell sharply after a surprise announcement by Japan's central bank overnight but bounced up later after fresh economic data was released early this morning in Ottawa and Washington.