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GOLDMAN: The Bank of Japan made a 'fateful miscalculation' leaving policy unchanged last week

Business Insider Australia - ‎5 hours ago‎
For the second time in three months the Bank of Japan (BOJ) stunned financial markets last week, this time for holding monetary policy settings steady when most were expecting either an increase in asset purchases or a further reduction in interest ...
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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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Bank of Japan Maintained the Status Quo: Is QE Working for Japan?

Market Realist - ‎17 hours ago‎
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 - ‎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.
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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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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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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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U.S. Stocks Fall After Bank of Japan Inaction

Nasdaq - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
All 30 Dow components and nine of the 10 S&P 500 sectors fell. The U.S. stock market had been relatively calm early in the session, appearing to shake off a decision by the Bank of Japan to hold fire at its policy meeting and U.S. growth data that was ...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Flat as Investors Weigh Bank of Japan Decision

Money Morning - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Dow Jones Industrial Average News, 4/29/2016: The market appears to have steadied after a brutal Thursday saw the Dow crater more than 200 points after sugar-high addicted traders didn't get the stimulus they wanted out of the Bank of Japan and U.S. ...
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FTSE 100 falters and yen slides as Bank of Japan eyes negative rates on loans - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Housebuilders enjoyed a boost after Liberum said there was little downside left in the sector following its recent underperformance.

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 ...

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's silence hits Sensex

Deccan Chronicle - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
MUMBAI: The equity markets plunged sharply on Thursday tracking deep losses in overseas equities after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) refrained from announcing any fresh stimulus measures and kept its interest rate steady, disappointing market expectation of ...

The Bank of Japan just made June even more crucial for Wall Street

MarketWatch - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Bank of Japan's surprise decision on Thursday to leave its monetary policy on hold has shifted investors' focus to its next meeting in June—adding another highly anticipated event to an already packed economic calendar.
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BOJ Kuroda signals readiness to top up ETF purchases

CNBC - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday the central bank's presence in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) market is "not too big," signaling that topping up purchases of ETFs could be a real, near-term option.
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With BOJ Holding Off, Stimulus Focus Turns to Abe's Government

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Abe “will be under increasing pressure to provide fiscal stimulus in the near term and structural reforms to boost Japan's potential growth rate over the longer term,” Tobias Harris, vice president of Teneo Intelligence, wrote in a note before the BOJ ...
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Dow Jones Industrial Average Set To Drop After Bank of Japan Decision, Despite Facebook Inc. (FB) Share Jump

International Business Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
U.S. stock index futures followed global shares sharply lower Thursday after the Bank of Japan stunned markets by choosing not to expand its monetary stimulus.