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Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Survey for July Meeting: Survey

Bloomberg - ‎8 hours ago‎
Thirty-two of 41 respondents surveyed by Bloomberg News forecast the Bank of Japan will ease monetary policy at the meeting on July 28-29.

Is It Time for the Bank of Japan to Move?

Bloomberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
Norman Chan, chief investment officer at Oreana Private Wealth, discusses the Bank of Japan policy decision, if the markets have priced in the yen's moves and what the decision could mean for Japan's equity market.
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Bank of Japan's Kuroda rules out "helicopter money" - BBC radio

CNBC - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
But in a BBC interview broadcast on Thursday, Kuroda said the central bank already had mechanisms in place to ease policy further if needed, and that Japan should not forfeit a clear separation between fiscal and monetary institutions. "I don't think ...

Is This the Right Time for the Bank of Japan to Move?

Bloomberg - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Glenn Maguire, chief Asia-Pacific economist at ANZ, discusses the Bank of Japan policy decision, helicopter money coming into the market and the timing of the next Fed rate hike.
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Rally bets rise ahead of CPI

The Australian Financial Review - ‎10 hours ago‎
Asian stocks retreated from an eight-month high as consumer-discretionary companies led losses and Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda's opposition to so-called helicopter money dragged Tokyo equities lower.

Now, expectations of helicopter money from Bank of Japan

Financial Express - ‎17 hours ago‎
Some of these central banks may be waiting to see if there will be some help coming from the fiscal side of the policy equation, i.e.
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The Bank of Japan has a 'stealth weapon' at its disposal

Business Insider Australia - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The Bank of Japan is ostensibly prohibited from underwriting Japanese Government Bonds (JGBs), which is why many investors might be surprised to learn that the BOJ actually can and has been doing so. Article 5 of the Public Finance Act prohibits ...
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Investors Think the Bank of Japan Will Pull the Trigger Next Week

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Twice investors have been burned this year by the Bank of Japan's hesitance to inject more stimulus into its flagging economy.
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Eyes on Fed, Bank of Japan, Europe's bank stress test

Daily Times - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
FRANKFURT: Central banks from Washington to Tokyo take center stage next week, although policymakers are likely to remain cautious as they wait for the dust to settle from Britain's shock vote to leave the EU.
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Bank of Japan's Kuroda rules out 'helicopter money'

The Japan Times - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
LONDON - Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda ruled out the idea of using “helicopter money” - or directly underwriting the budget deficit - to combat deflation, as policymakers gear up to expand existing stimulus programs.
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Bank of Japan's Perpetual QE Quandary

Barron's - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
As the Bank of Japan struggles to avert a deflationary future, it's being prodded to look back - 85 years to be exact. Ben Bernanke's ears must be burning with the media convulsing over what the former Federal Reserve chairman did and didn't say in ...

Former BOJ Official Says Bank of Japan Should 'End Lies'

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
As the Bank of Japan prepares for its policy meeting next week, a former official at the central bank has come out with some sharp criticism.
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Here's why the yen's rally is on its last legs

CNBC - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
"We should see at least 20 trillion yen as an expansion of fiscal stimulus and a corresponding, and by no means coincidental, increase in the BOJ's Japanese government bond (JGB) purchases by the same amount, 20 trillion yen," he said. "It will be ...
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Bernanke Says Bank of Japan Still has Tools for Further Easing

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
TOKYO—Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke rejected the notion that the Bank of Japan is short of ammunition when he met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tuesday.
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BOJ Is Running Out of Room to Buy Bonds Amid Stimulus: Chart

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Through its unprecedented monetary-stimulus program, the Bank of Japan has acquired over a third of the nation's total marketable government debt.

BOJ Should Correct 'Big Lies' at July Meeting, Former Executive Says

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The Bank of Japan should add stimulus at its policy meeting next week and use that opportunity to correct "two big lies" about monetary policy, a former BOJ executive director said in an interview. QuickTake Abenomics. “It's a major problem that the ...

Bank of Japan's Kuroda rules out "helicopter money" - BBC

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda ruled out the idea of using "helicopter money" - or directly underwriting the budget deficit - to combat deflation, as policymakers in Tokyo gear up to expand existing stimulus programmes.
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Bank of Japan and helicopter money?: Hardy

TradingFloor.com - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
John Hardy, head of FX strategy at Saxo Bank, thinks that the Bank of Japan may initiate a 'reasonably sized stimulus measure' before implementing helicopter money.
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Bank of Japan Will Need to Slow Bond Purchases, Ex-Director Says

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
The Bank of Japan will need to reduce the pace of its record purchases of government debt as it is approaching the limits of the bond market, said a former BOJ executive director. "Of course they can't keep stacking up 80 trillion yen ($784 billion) of ...

Ben Bernanke's Advice for the Bank of Japan

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
In today's "Morning Must Read," Bloomberg's Tom Keene highlights comments on Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's advice to the Bank of Japan. He speaks on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg) ...
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