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Why the Bank of Japan was right to keep its powder dry: BofA

CNBC - ‎15 hours ago‎
Markets may have punished the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) surprise decision to stand pat on policy at its meeting last week, but it was the right call, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch said.
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Markets press Bank of Japan's Kuroda to act

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Bank of Japan will conclude a two-day policy meeting on Thursday in which the state of financial markets may play a greater role than at any previous gathering since governor Haruhiko Kuroda began a campaign of unprecedented monetary stimulus in ...
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What Are the Next Steps for the Bank of Japan?

Yahoo News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
What Are the Next Steps for the Bank of Japan? by Bloomberg Video 3:43 mins. May 3 -- Takeo Hoshi, Stanford University economics professor, discusses BOJ policy with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss?" Share this..;;;.

Bank of Japan Maintained the Status Quo: Is QE Working for Japan?

Yahoo News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The Bank of Japan (or BoJ) maintained the status quo in its recent monetary policy review meeting on April 28, 2016.
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Mohamed El-Erian: Whatever Bank of Japan does, it gets wrong

CNBC - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Bank of Japan is caught in a trap and has lost policy credibility, economist Mohamed El-Erian said Thursday. "The shocker is whatever they do, they get it wrong.
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FTSE 100 falters as Bank of Japan inaction stuns markets

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
On the broader market, the FTSE 100 managed to reverse early losses in afternoon trade after the Bank of Japan's inaction stunned global financial markets.

The Impact From the Bank of Japan's Negative Rates

Bloomberg - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Vincent Chaigneau, of Societe Generale, discusses the outlook for Japan's economy and monetary policy from the Bank of Japan. He speaks with Anna Edwards on Bloomberg Television's “On The Move.” (Source: Bloomberg) ...
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BofA says Bank of Japan made the right call

Yahoo Finance UK - ‎7 hours ago‎
Link. CNBC. More on CNBC: 45 minutes ago, CNBC. Analysts at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch stand behind the Japanese central bank's decision to leave policy unchanged. There are no comments yet. Leave a comment... Comment Guidelines. your avatar.
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Most Asian Shares Edge Lower as Bank of Japan's Inaction Weighs on Stock Markets

Wall Street Journal - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Shares in most Asia stock markets edged lower Friday, with gains capped by disappointment over the Bank of Japan holding back on additional stimulus and worries about global economic growth.
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Kyle Bass: Japan is going to have to look outside the textbooks for solutions

CNBC - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Longtime Asia bear Kyle Bass doesn't know what's next for the Bank of Japan. Bass, chief investment officer at Hayman Capital Management, spoke exclusively with CNBC's David Faber on "Closing Bell" from the Milken Institute's Global Conference in ...
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Yen drops as Bank of Japan considers more negative rates

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Twenty-three of 41 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg predict the BOJ will expand stimulus next week. Nineteen forecast the central bank will increase purchases of exchange-traded funds.
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ASX shrugs off BoJ stimulus disappointment

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
A buoyant oil price and a billion-dollar bid for Pacific Brands pushed the Australian sharemarket higher to its first positive day in four, despite the Bank of Japan's slightly surprising decision not to ramp up stimulus. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 ...
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Japan's central bank must wake up to economic realities

South China Morning Post - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Two of the world's major central banks met last week and decided to do nothing. The US Federal Reserve held interest rates constant, a decision that was in line with market expectations.
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Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops After Bank Of Japan Decision Stuns Global Stock Markets

International Business Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
“We would not expect the Bank of Japan's decision to have a sustainable, lasting impact on the U.S., but we do think that it is yet another illustration of the power that central banks have upon the markets,” said Erik Wytenus, global investment ...

Asian And European Equities Tumble Following Bank Of Japan's Surprise Non-Decision

Yahoo News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Bank of Japan gathered on Thursday as market participants expected the central bank to announce a new round of stimulus.
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FTSE 100 falters and yen slides as Bank of Japan eyes negative rates on loans

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Housebuilders enjoyed a boost after Liberum said there was little downside left in the sector following its recent underperformance.

Yen Soars as Bank of Japan Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged

Yahoo News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Japanese Yen strengthened across the board and Nikkei 225 futures tumbled amid risk aversion as the Bank of Japan left monetary policy unchanged.
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Bank of Japan keeps policy steady, stuns markets

The BRICS Post - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Bank of Japan keeps policy steady, stuns markets. April 28, 2016, 1:09 pm. BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda stunned markets when it was announced there would be no expansion of Tokyo's stimulus program [Xinhua].
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Offshore Yuan Gains Most in a Month After Bank of Japan Surprise

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
“The Bank of Japan's decision to be on hold may prompt the Chinese central bank to raise the yuan reference rates at a stronger-than-expected pace to maintain the yuan's basic stability against the basket,” Andy Ji, a Singapore-based foreign-exchange ...

Bank of Japan shocks investors with vote against more stimulus

CNNMoney - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Many investors and economists had been expecting some kind of move from the bank to help spur growth and boost prices in Japan's sputtering economy, which fell back into deflation last month.
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