Masaaki Shirakawa

Type: Person
Name: Masaaki Shirakawa
Title: Governor
Organization: Bank of Japan
Date of Birth: 1949-09-27
Nationality: Japan
Fact Sheet: Biography for Masaaki Shirakawa
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Abe's bull's-eye: New growth strategy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has unveiled his long-awaited growth strategy – the so-called “third arrow” of what has come to be known as “Abenomics.” A preliminary version of the plan, announced to Japan’s Diet last year, was met with disappointment ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Japan, Shinzo Abe, Strategy
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Abe’s 'third arrow' hits the bullseye

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has unveiled his long-awaited growth strategy – the so-called third arrow of what has come to be known as “Abenomics”. A preliminary version of the plan, announced to Japan’s Diet last year, was met with disappointment ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Abe’s Bullseye

Exit from comment view mode. Click to hide this spaceTOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has unveiled his long-awaited growth strategy – the so-called “third arrow” of what has come to be known as “Abenomics.” A preliminary version of the plan, ... [Published Project Syndicate - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Abenomics hitting speed bumps

FIVE woes led to the rise of Abenomics:(i) severe side effects of the 1997 and 2008 global financial crises which resulted in the United States, eurozone and Japan each struggling with its own version of recession and then, a jobless slow recovery;(ii) ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

BOJ Beat: Gov. Kuroda Minces Few Words on Past BOJ Mistakes

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during a news conference at BOJ headquarters in Tokyo on May 21, 2014.Reuters Famously conservative, Japanese bureaucrats and policy makers are normally reluctant to speak out about the policy mistakes of their ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jun 09 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

NIRP Has Arrived: Europe Officially Enters The "Monetary Twilight Zone"

Today's decision by the ECB to officially lower the deposit facility rate to negative is shocking, but not surprising: we prevised just this precisely two years ago in " Europe's "Monetary Twilight Zone" Neutron Bomb: NIRP " Here is what we wrote in ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 05 2014]
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 1 reports

Grand Central: BOJ’s Kuroda Awakening to His Limits?

The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Tuesday, May 27 Sign up for the newsletter “I don’t think it’s reasonable to expect the yen to appreciate against the dollar,” Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda in interview with The ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 27 2014]
First reported May 23 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 2 reports

BOJ’s Kuroda Talking More Like His Predecessor

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during an interview with The Wall Street Journal at the BOJ on May 22 .Ko Sasaki for The Wall Street Journal A year ago, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda and his predecessor, Masaaki Shirakawa , seemed far ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 23 2014]
First reported May 22 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 1 reports

Keynesian Madness: Central Banks Waging War On Price Stability & Savers

Submitted by Detlev Schlichter via his blog , There is apparently a new economic danger out there. It is called “very low inflation” and the eurozone is evidently at great risk of succumbing to this menace. “A long period of low inflation – or outright ... [Published Zero Hedge - May 22 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

Keynesian madness: central banks waging war on price stability, savers

[Editor's note: This article also appears on Detlev Schlichter's blog here . It is reproduced with kind permission and should NOT be taken to be investment advice.] There is apparently a new economic danger out there. It is called “very low inflation” ... [Published The Cobden Centre - May 21 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

The lower bound of central bank effectiveness

By Claus Vistesen I have a bit of time on my hands at the moment to read stuff that I otherwise wouldn’t have time to read. For example I am currently reading Michael Lewis’ new book Flash Boys about the ins and outs of high frequency trading. I will ... [Published Credit Writedowns - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Kurodanomics, one year on

Last Friday marked the one-year anniversary of QQE – the aggressive monetary easing regime launched by Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda . Under the new policy, dubbed “quantitative and qualitative easing,” the BoJ hoovers up just about every ... [Published FT.com - Money Supply - Apr 07 2014]

Quotes

'The economic and financial outlooks are extremely uncertain,' BOJ Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa said at a news conference. "if the situation doesn't improve sufficiently and we judge it necessary, we will extend our temporary measures again."
But the Bank of Japan said the slump was easing and economic conditions 'have stopped worsening. "the current financial and economic situation is still severe, but we've seen clear signs of an improvement" central bank governor Masaaki Shirakawa told a press conference
In a statement, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher praised Shirakawa, saying that "he adds a special dimension to the superb advisory board of our institute at the dallas fed and will help us advance our work toward a better understanding of the impact of globalization on the u s economy and on the making of monetary policy."
...issuance of CP and corporate bonds is improving further,' Shirakawa said in a speech to a meeting of the central bank's regional branch managers. "many firms still face a tight funding and lending attitude from banks, although there are signs that the trend has stopped deteriorating." The BOJ upgraded its economic assessment for the second straight month in June, as improvements in exports and output fuel hopes the worst of the recession...

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Abe's bull's-eye: New growth strategy [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 17 2014]
Abe’s 'third arrow' hits the bullseye [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 07 2014]
Abe’s Bullseye [Published Project Syndicate - Jun 30 2014]
Abenomics hitting speed bumps [Published thestar.com.my - Jun 28 2014]
BOJ Beat: Gov. Kuroda Minces Few Words on Past ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jun 09 2014]
NIRP Has Arrived: Europe Officially Enters The ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 05 2014]
Grand Central: BOJ’s Kuroda Awakening to His Li... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 27 2014]
BOJ’s Kuroda Talking More Like His Predecessor [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 23 2014]
BOJ’s Kuroda Talking More Like His Predecessor [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - May 23 2014]
Keynesian Madness: Central Banks Waging War On ... [Published Zero Hedge - May 22 2014]
Keynesian madness: central banks waging war on ... [Published The Cobden Centre - May 21 2014]
Grand Central: ECB’s Draghi Emerging as a Savvy... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 14 2014]
The lower bound of central bank effectiveness [Published Credit Writedowns - Apr 08 2014]
Kurodanomics, one year on [Published FT.com - Money Supply - Apr 07 2014]
BOJ Battle: The Empire Strikes Back [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 04 2014]
Japan’s debt now $80k for every man, woma... [Published Chemicals & The Economy - Mar 27 2014]
The growing mess which will be left behind by t... [Published Credit Writedowns - Mar 02 2014]
Japan facts of the day (Edward Hugh is bearish ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Mar 02 2014]
Grand Central: BOJ Attempts to Stimulate Withou... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Feb 18 2014]
Japanese Yen rises following remarks by PM [Published Topnews.in - Feb 20 2013]
Japanese opposition not to support Muto as next... [Published Topnews.in - Jan 23 2013]
Biography for Masaaki Shirakawa [Published Silobreaker - Jul 16 2009]
BOJ extends deadlines on corporate aid [Published Japan Times - Jul 15 2009]
Bank of Japan extends emergency steps [Published AFP via Yahoo! - Jul 15 2009]
INSTANT VIEW-BOJ Shirakawa:3-mth extension due ... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Jul 15 2009]
BOJ GOV SHIRAKAWA: BIG GAP IN CORPORATE FINANCE... [Published Interactive Investor International - Jul 15 2009]
DJ BOJ To Extend Liquidity Measures, Keeps Key ... [Published RBC Dain Raushcer - Jul 15 2009]
BOJ SAYS JAPAN PRICES LIKELY TO BE SOMEWHAT HIG... [Published Interactive Investor International - Jul 15 2009]
BOJ SAYS WILL DO UTMOST FOR ECONOMY WHILE EYEIN... [Published Interactive Investor International - Jul 15 2009]
Tokyo prods BoJ to extend anti-recession measures [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Jul 14 2009]
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BOJ Beat: Gov. Kuroda Minces Few Words on Past ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jun 09 2014]
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during a news conference at BOJ headquarters in Tokyo on May 21, 2014.Reuters Famously conservative, Japanese bureaucrats and policy makers are normally reluctant to speak out about the policy mistakes of their ...
NIRP Has Arrived: Europe Officially Enters The ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 05 2014]
Today's decision by the ECB to officially lower the deposit facility rate to negative is shocking, but not surprising: we prevised just this precisely two years ago in " Europe's "Monetary Twilight Zone" Neutron Bomb: NIRP " Here is what we wrote in ...
Grand Central: BOJ’s Kuroda Awakening to His Li... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 27 2014]
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Tuesday, May 27 Sign up for the newsletter “I don’t think it’s reasonable to expect the yen to appreciate against the dollar,” Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda in interview with The ...
BOJ’s Kuroda Talking More Like His Predecessor [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 23 2014]
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during an interview with The Wall Street Journal at the BOJ on May 22 .Ko Sasaki for The Wall Street Journal A year ago, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda and his predecessor, Masaaki Shirakawa , seemed far ...
BOJ’s Kuroda Talking More Like His Predecessor [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - May 23 2014]
A year ago, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda and his predecessor, Masaaki Shirakawa, seemed far apart in their prescriptions for stopping deflation and reviving the economy. Now they look a lot closer. ...
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