TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday warned that escalating U.S.-China trade tensions could hurt business sentiment and inflict widespread damage on the economy.
NAGASAKI, Japan Bank of Japan board member Yutaka Harada said on Wednesday the central bank must ramp up stimulus "without delay" if a slowdown in the economy hampers achievement of its price target.
Tokio Die japanische Wirtschaft ist im ersten Quartal trotz schwächelnder Exporte überraschend gewachsen.
TOKYO Japan's economic growth unexpectedly accelerated in January- March, driven by net contributions from exports and defying forecasts for a contraction in the world's third-largest economy.
TOKYO The Bank of Japan may maintain ultra-low rates for a further period of well over a year, governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday, but warned against the idea of propping up the economy through unlimited money-printing to finance government spending.
TOKYO The benefits of the Bank of Japan's ultra-loose monetary policy still outweigh the costs, Deputy Governor Masazumi Wakatabe said on Thursday, signaling his preference for maintaining massive stimulus to push up inflation.
SHIMONOSEKI, Japan As years of near-zero interest rates in Japan make traditional lending barely profitable, one regional bank is seeking to drum up business through less conventional enterprises, from opening wine bars to helping local fishermen farm sea urchins.
TOKYO Risks of a recession and heightening global uncertainties pushed Japan's central bank to commit to keeping interest rates at super-low levels for at least one more year, a summary of discussions at the April policy review showed.
TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda rejected an idea gaining traction in some U.S. circles that governments can spend more aggressively without causing hyper-inflation, adding that Tokyo's economic policies are nowhere close to the concept.