Bank of Japan — News Archive


Dollar Maintains Its Gains Against Yen on Interest Policy Forecasts

The US dollar strengthened against the yen as it boosted the gains it made over the past three days on bets that the Federal Reserve will raise its interest rates, increasing traders’ appetite for the currency. The Bank of Japan is expected to keep its stimulus program unchanged during the meeting of Japanese policymakers next week, which would offer more support for the greenback. On the other hand, markets believe there’s a 71.4 percent […]

Yen Flat After Kuroda Talks About Stimulus Again

The Japanese yen was little changed today after Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan Governor, talked yet again about possibility of additional monetary easing. The currency even managed to gain on the US dollar.

Japanese Yen Falls as Kuroda Talks About Easing Yet Again

The Japanese yen weakened today against the majority of its most-trade peers (with the exception of the euro) after Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda reiterated yet again that the central bank is ready to implement additional monetary easing if necessary.

Yen Recovers After Dropping on Kuroda’s Comments

The Japanese yen slipped during the current trading session Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan Governor, pushed back date for reaching the target inflation level. The has currency managed to recover after the initial drop and trades near the opening level as of now.

Japanese Yen Higher Even as Kuroda Speaks About Easing

The Japanese yen appreciated against other most-liquid currencies today after the speech of Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan Governor, even though he was talking about a possibility of additional monetary easing.

Dollar Ends Week Soft as Fed Stays Passive

The US dollar was hurt by the monetary policy decision of the Federal Reserve, ending the week relatively soft. Yet there were even weaker currencies — the Great Britain pound and the New Zealand dollar, which suffered from the monetary policy outlook.

Yen Trades Higher After BoJ Meeting

The Japanese yen climbed against its major rivals today after the Bank of Japan concluded its monetary policy meeting, adjusting the policy but refraining from a major stimulus expansion.

Japanese Yen Higher amid Quiet Trading

The Japanese yen rose against its major peers today even though there were few news pieces to drive the currency one way or the other.

Yen Strong Against Rivals During Monday’s Trading

The Japanese yen was strong across the board today following the release of economic indicators from Japan.

Yen Little Changed Following Positive Revision of Japan’s GDP

The Japanese yen was little change today as the impact of the positive revision of Japan’s gross domestic product battled with the influence of stimulus expectations.