Tag: Bank of Japan

February 16, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

BOJ Governor Kuroda warns low rates may start a new financial crisis

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said low profitability at financial institutions could start a new financial crisis, offering his strongest warning to date of the demerits of aggressive monetary easing pursued by major central banks, Business Insider reported earlier today. Mergers and consolidation may be among options for financial institutions to boost profitability, Kuroda…

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January 29, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Yen drops 2% as BoJ surprises with negative rates: research notes

Volatility hit Asian equity and currency markets on Friday following a surprise overnight move by the Bank of Japan to adopt negative interest rates. Here are some notes on the move by a number of leading currency analysts: [divide] Saxo Bank / TradingFloor.com, John J. Hardy - Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda was known for liking…

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March 30, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Monex Global Retail Investor Survey: 40% say BOJ QE measures unlikely

Monex Group, Inc. (TYO:8698), the Japan-based group of Forex brokers, this morning published its 16th Global Retail Investor Survey. The survey, conducted in late February and early March 2015, covered the opinions of retail investors in Japan, China (Hong Kong) and the United States on global Forex and stock markets for the following three months.…

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December 17, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Retail forex volumes in Asia grow as the Carry Trade returns

Federal Reserve’s tapering will be the theme to spark volatility and volume growth in 2014 Most participants in the FX markets will mark 2013 as the year when the carry trade has returned. And the funding currency of choice is the same as before 2008 – the Japanese Yen. Ultra low interest rates coupled with…

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