TOKYO/WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT, July 15 (Reuters) -
J apanese-style interest rate caps are drawing interest from
global central bankers worried about a downturn, including U.S.
Federal Reserve officials grappling with how to bolster their
options as prospects for the global economy darken.
TOKYO/WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT Japanese-style interest rate caps are drawing interest from global central bankers worried about a downturn, including U.S. Federal Reserve officials grappling with how to bolster their options as prospects for the global economy darken.
TOKYO Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders' gathering where the topic will be high on the agenda.
TOKYO The Bank of Japan's focus on keeping the yen weak and bolstering stock prices has made executives complacent and hurt corporate competitiveness, says a former state banker turned critic of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's pro-growth policies.
TOKYO The Bank of Japan on Monday cut its assessment on factory output for two of the country's nine regions and warned that more companies were feeling pinched by the U.S.-China trade war than three months ago.
TOKYO Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said the central bank is ready to ramp up stimulus and will consider all policy options, including deepening negative interest rates, if the loss of economic momentum hurts its efforts to boost inflation.
TOKYO Digital platform operators such as Facebook, planning to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, must comply with regulations on money laundering and risk management, Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said on Friday.
* User-base of Facebook's Libra could be 'enormous' -