Tag: Bank of Japan

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Japanese Yen Falls Further On Weaker Wage Data, US CPI In Near-Term Focus

January 10, 2024

Via: DailyFX

The Japanese Yen has fallen back to mid-December’s lows against the US dollar on Wednesday as more weak wage data out of Japan weigh on any idea that tighter monetary policy there could be coming anytime soon. Japanese workers’ real, […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Japanese GDP Strained by Rising Inflation and BoJ Spurs Hawkish Bets

December 8, 2023

Via: DailyFX

Japanese (final) Q3 data was revised lower as inflation appeared to be negatively impacting spending in the region. Inflation has been above the Bank of Japan’s (BoJ) 2% target for more than a year but officials require more convincing before […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Japanese Yen Forecast: A Big Week Ahead for USD/JPY Traders

September 18, 2023

Via: DailyFX

The Federal Reserve (Fed) and the Bank of Japan (BoJ) will both announce their latest monetary policy decision this week – Wednesday and Friday respectively – with both central banks expected to leave interest rates untouched. Both decisions however have […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Japan’s PM Reveals Prerequisite for New BoJ Head

February 8, 2023

Via: DailyFX

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida provided the first prerequisite for the new Bank of Japan (BoJ) candidate who will replace outgoing BoJ Governor Harukiko Kuroda. Speaking in parliament earlier today, Kishida stated, “Since the Lehman crisis, close coordination among major […]

Capital and Risk, Regulations, Trading

How Central Banks Impact the Forex Market

November 9, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Central banks are mainly responsible for maintaining inflation in the interest of sustainable economic growth while contributing to the overall stability of the financial system. When central banks deem it necessary they will intervene in financial markets in line with […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

USD/JPY Yielding to a Revitalized Dollar as the BoJ Offers No Help

October 28, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The Bank of Japan today left all monetary policy levers untouched, as expected, and confirmed that it would continue to control JGB yields to help boost the ailing Japanese economy, stoke inflation and keep the Japanese Yen depressed. At the […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

USD/JPY Battles a Fresh 24-Year High as the Japanese Yen Continues to Slump

October 11, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The Japanese Yen is back in the headlines again as it slumps further against the US dollar. The pair are now testing the 145.90 level, and a break higher would see USD/JPY trade at levels not seen since August 1998. […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Japanese Yen (JPY) Collapses Across the Board as the BoJ Ramps Up Bond Purchases

September 7, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The Japanese Yen is friendless at the moment and is sinking against a wide range of currencies as the central bank step continues to buy government bonds in size to keep interest rates lower for longer. The Japanese Yen is […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Bank of Japan (BoJ) – Foreign Exchange Market Intervention

August 30, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The Bank of Japan’s ultra-loose monetary policy is under pressure from a swathe of global central banks embarking on a series of rate hikes and balance sheet reduction programs. While many central banks, including the Federal Reserve (Fed) and the […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

JPY Forecast Q2 2022: Will Inflation Surpass the Bank of Japan’s Target?

April 25, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The anti-risk Japanese Yen put in a dismal performance during the first quarter of 2022, particularly as March wrapped up. A majors-based Japanese Yen Index that averages JPY against USD, AUD, GBP and EUR fell as the S&P 500 and […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Japanese Yen Price Forecast: USD/JPY Surges into Overbought Territory

March 22, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The Yen has continued its impressive decline against a number of G7 currencies which may be set to continue. The Yen was naturally on the back foot due to a massively supportive Bank of Japan (BoJ) continuing to provide stimulus […]

Capital and Risk, Credit

Coronavirus May Light Fuse on ‘Unexploded Bomb’ of Corporate Debt

March 11, 2020

Via: The New York Times

To grasp why the most important central banks — from the Fed to the Bank of England to the Bank of Japan —- are now leaping into action as if the world were on fire, it helps to examine the […]


Financial regulators address the economic & operational effects of COVID-19

March 5, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

The Bank of Japan (BoJ), European Central Bank (ECB), UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the US Federal Reserve have all announced a range of measures that target the economic and operational risks the virus poses. “The coronavirus outbreak is […]