SEARCH Search Results Bank of Japan holds off on fresh stimulus measures Wednesday February 18, 2015 The Bank of Japan has held off launching fresh stimulus, even as weak growth figures aggravate concerns about the strength of a recovery in the world's number three economy. Bank of Japan on hold despite recession Wednesday November 19, 2014 The Bank of Japan kept monetary settings and its upbeat economic view unchanged today in the wake of data showing the economy has slipped into recession. Japan downgrades economic assessment Friday September 19, 2014 Japan today downgraded its assessment of the economy for the first time in five months, as a string of weak data hammers hopes for a quick recovery after Tokyo's April sales tax hike. ADB president nominated to head Bank of Japan Thursday February 28, 2013 Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe vowed to push ahead with more aggressive monetary easing as he nominated Haruhiko Kuroda to head the country's central bank. ADB president leading name for Japan central bank Monday February 25, 2013 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is preparing to nominate Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda to head Japan's central bank.