Friday August 07, 2015
The head of the Bank of Japan has said that he would consider pulling the trigger on more stimulus if weak oil prices keep holding back inflation.
Wednesday August 05, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told US Vice President Joe Biden he would have "serious concerns" if WikiLeaks claims Washington spied on Japanese politicians were true.
Friday July 31, 2015
WikiLeaks has released documents saying that the US spied on Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major firms including conglomerate Mitsubishi.
Wednesday July 15, 2015
The Bank of Japan has cut its growth and inflation forecasts for the world's third-largest economy, but said a recovery was still underway as it held fire on more easing measures.
Friday June 19, 2015
The Bank of Japan held fire on more stimulus today as it pointed to a pick-up in the economy, despite flat-lining inflation that has defied a two-year-old monetary easing programme.
Thursday April 30, 2015
The Bank of Japan held off more easing measures after a policy meeting today, despite flatlining inflation that is defying a two-year-old stimulus.
Wednesday April 08, 2015
The Bank of Japan held off further easing measures today despite struggling to drag up inflation that is defying a massive stimulus plan launched two years ago.
Friday March 27, 2015
Japanese inflation stalled in February with a key measure of prices flat for the first time in nearly two years, data showed today.
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.
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.