Hideo Kumano

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Name: Hideo Kumano
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

BOJ will not buy bonds indefinitely

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda has said the BOJ will not buy bonds just to keep down the government’s debt-servicing costs after it achieves its goal of stable 2 percent inflation.“If we reach our target and prices are stable, we have no intention ... [Published Japan Times - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Japan's foreign resident tally rises for first time in 5 years

TOKYO -- The number of foreign nationals in Japan increased for the first time in five years in the year through Oct. 1, 2013, the latest government figures show.The tally came to 1.59 million, up about 2% on the year, the Ministry of Internal Affairs ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Live at the Bank of Japan: Kuroda tweaks messaging but not policy

* BOJ's Kuroda surprised with hawkish tone in first live briefing* Stronger tone aimed at correcting expectations of further easing* Central bank's policy and yen outlook unchangedBy Tetsushi Kajimoto and Izumi NakagawaTOKYO, April 10 (Reuters) - Japan's ... [Published Reuters - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

More BOJ easing likely by year-end: Nikkei Quick survey

TOKYO -- It has been a year since the Bank of Japan started a new round of monetary easing. While the immediate outlook is for the central bank to keep things as is, many market players expect more monetary easing later in the year.Haruhiko Kuroda, the ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Economists wonder if higher prices, wages can end deflation in Japan

By Kwan Weng Kin ,The Straits Times/Asia News NetworkTOKYO -- It's crunch time for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his economic policies.Today, Japan's sales tax goes up, to 8 percent from 5 percent, as does a plethora of other taxes and rates. The extra ... [Published China Post - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese Manufacturing Rises in March But Will Probably Dip Post- Sales Tax

Japanese manufacturers’ mood probably improved in the three months to March but it will likely weaken the following quarter due to concerns that a sales tax hike may dent the pace of the economic recovery, a Reuters poll showed. Big firms are expected ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Selective consumption tax breaks inch closer

The consumption tax is going up to 8 percent next Tuesday, but consumers also have to brace for a another hike in October 2015, when the Abe administration plans to raise it all the way to 10 percent — double what it has been since 1997.While the thought ... [Published Japan Times - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

BOJ tankan to show business mood up but outlook dims

World News: 10:19 GMT Monday 24th March 2014 . [ ]This storyBy Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese manufacturers' mood probably improved in the three months to March but it will likely weaken the following quarter due to concerns that a sales tax ... [Published SPi World News - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Dec 16 2013 - Updated Dec 16 2013 - 1 reports

'Abenomics' Sends Japanese Business Confidence To A 6-Year High

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese business confidence improved over the three months to December to its highest level in six years, a central bank survey showed, suggesting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's "Abenomics" stimulus policies are gaining broader traction ... [Published Clusterstock - Dec 16 2013]

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"his stance hasn't changed but he conveyed his intention to change market expectations of additional easing - to correct the headlong expectations for easing" said Hideo Kumano, chief economist at Dai-ichi Life Research Institute
"but i believe abe has taken sufficient measures to ensure that the economy does not decline as a result of the tax hike" Kumano said
...sales tax on April 1, and amid Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to boost the economy with his stimulus monetary policy and big fiscal spending. "although last-minute demand before the sales taxtax hike is expected, the areas of benefiting from it don't seem to have widened much" said Hideo Kumano, chief economist at Dai-ichi Life Research Institute said in his report...
"while the economic situation improves, corporations could be further supported as they will find it easy to finance themselves" with the BOJ's measures, Kumano said

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BOJ will not buy bonds indefinitely [Published Japan Times - Apr 23 2014]
Kuroda Indicates BOJ Won’t Be Bullied Into Debt... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 23 2014]
Japan's foreign resident tally rises for first ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 16 2014]
Live at the Bank of Japan: Kuroda tweaks messag... [Published Reuters - Apr 10 2014]
More BOJ easing likely by year-end: Nikkei Quic... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 07 2014]
Economists wonder if higher prices, wages can e... [Published China Post - Apr 01 2014]
ANALYSIS: Taxing times: Can higher prices, wage... [Published Asia News Network - Apr 01 2014]
Japanese Manufacturing Rises in March But Will ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Mar 24 2014]
Selective consumption tax breaks inch closer [Published Japan Times - Mar 24 2014]
BOJ tankan to show business mood up but outlook... [Published SPi World News - Mar 24 2014]
BOJ tankan to show business mood up but outlook... [Published Reuters - Mar 24 2014]
'Abenomics' Sends Japanese Business Confidence ... [Published Clusterstock - Dec 16 2013]
Sales-tax debate looming for Abe after election [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 21 2013]
BOJ extends deadlines on corporate aid [Published Japan Times - Jul 15 2009]
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Japanese Manufacturing Rises in March But Will ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Mar 24 2014]
Japanese manufacturers’ mood probably improved in the three months to March but it will likely weaken the following quarter due to concerns that a sales tax hike may dent the pace of the economic recovery, a Reuters poll showed. Big firms are expected ...
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