Bank of Japan

Type: Organization
Name: Bank of Japan
Nationality: Japan
Web Address: http://www.boj.or.jp/en/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Bank of Japan
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Upbeat BOJ to stick with brisk economic view despite tax hike fallout

The Bank of Japan will probably maintain an upbeat view of the economy at a two-day policy meeting starting Wednesday despite signs of a slowdown due to the sales tax hike, sources close to the issue said.The central bank is also expected to keep its ... [Published Japan Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 4 reports

Japan's inflation rate at 3.3 percent in July

(MENAFN) Japan's consumer prices increased 3.3 percent in July from a year earlier, the same rate as the previous month, the government said, QNA ... [Published MENAFN - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Month-End Consolidation Ahead Of Next Week's Key Events

Summary Euro zone CPI in line with expectation, but core rate ticked up. German retail sales collapsed. Japanese data disappointed. US, Canadian and Brazil data featured in North America.The US dollar is consolidating, largely within yesterday's ranges. ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 29 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Japanese Yen Looks Ripe for a Reversal on Huge Week Ahead

Fundamental Forecast for Yen:Bullish USDJPY trades at critical levels ahead of big weekJapanese Yen unmoved after lackluster inflation dataFor Real-Time SSI Updates and Potential Trade Setups on the Japanese Yen, sign up for DailyFX on DemandThe Japanese ... [Published Individual.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 6 reports

Japan Inflation Rises But Short of BOJ Target

Japan released a flurry of data Friday which showed a spotty economic recovery, as the consumption tax hike in April continued to weigh on growth. Household spending fell 5.9 percent in July from the year-ago period, much larger than the 3 percent drop ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Japan nationwide core CPI rises 3.3%

Japan's nationwide core consumer price index rose 3.3 percent in July but remained far below the central bank's 2 percent inflation target when excluding the effect of the April tax hike.The 3.3 percent rise was in line with Reuters' forecast and unchanged ... [Published CNBC - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 5 reports

Japan’s household spending drops for fourth month after tax hike

Household spending in Japan was down year—on—year for the fourth consecutive month in July after a controversial sales tax increase in April, the government said Friday.The average consumption expenditure per household stood at 280,293 yen (2,703 dollars) ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Weak Japan data ups pressure on govt

Japan's economy slowed markedly in July as consumer spending dropped and factory output ran out of steam, data shows, underscoring concerns about the state of the country's recovery.The weak figures come after Japan suffered its biggest quarterly contraction ... [Published Trading Room - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Abegeddon: Household Spending Re-Collapses As Japanese Unemployment Jumps To 9-Month High

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse... In a veritable deluge of data from Japan tonight, there is - simply put - no silver lining. First, Japan's jobless rate unexpectedly jumped to 3.8% - its highest since Nov 2013 (despite the highest job-to-applicant ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Yen at 120 Seen Needed by UBS Wary of Weimar Redux

The new chief investment officer forJapan at UBS AG’s wealth management division likens the nationto a man with $1.2 million in debt who is spending all his$53,000 salary and still borrowing $40,000 a year.Japan has no option but to fuel inflation to ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

BOJ staff are warning that the structural weakness of exports and consumption may hamper a sustained recovery

MNI reports (citing “a source familiar with the BOJ’s economic analysis”):Bank of Japan staff are warning that the structural weakness of exports and consumption may hamper a sustained recovery  “Policymakers may need to be concerned about the risk that ... [Published Forex TV - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Japan’s bond market: Quantitative freezing

AS PART of its quest to end Japan’s 15-year-old deflationary torpor, the Bank of Japan is buying around 70% of all newly issued Japanese government bonds (JGBs). Whether this will boost inflation to the central bank’s target of 2% by the spring of next ... [Published The Economist - Aug 28 2014]

Quotes

...It was noted that Draghi has laid out a strong case for so called coordinated monetary and fiscal expansion as he noted "a coherent strategy to reduce unemployment has to involve both demand-"
Now, you may be saying to yourself, "Wait a minute, this is just more of the same rhetoric we've been hearing from Draghi for the past couple months!" And you would be correct in saying that...
"The dollar is the only game in town being supported by strengthening economic data" said Michael Woolfolk, global markets strategist at BNY Mellon
...February, in many ways a surprise considering the escalation of geopolitical concerns the market was focused on at the beginning of the month. "All of a sudden, those concerns were placed on the sidelines as the economic data continued to show the economy improving. It certainly turned outout to be a heck of a lot better than we expected" Cardillo remarked

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Japan Inflation Rises But Short of BOJ Target [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Aug 29 2014]
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