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Japan's record $940 billion budget may help Covid-hit economy, fiscal discipline in doubt

December 24, 2021 12:33 pm

🔴 The budget of 107.6 trillion yen ($941.55 billion) for the fiscal year that starts in April 2022 is Japan's biggest initial spending plan, underscoring a priority of reviving the pandemic-hit economy over returning to long-term fiscal health.

Japan's central bank says 'Amazon effect' has pulled down inflation

June 18, 2018 4:42 pm

The Bank of Japan did caution that its calculation for how much downward pressure online shopping places on core CPI is based on limited data, and that it is important to closely monitor the trend in the future.

Nikkei resumes climb to new 21-year high, helped by banks, tech firms

October 27, 2017 11:14 am

For the week, Nikkei has risen 2.3 per cent, on track to post seventh straight weekly gains, the longest weekly winning streak in almost a year.

Bank of Japan raises economic view for 5 of 9 regions

July 10, 2017 11:13 am

The report, issued at the BOJ's quarterly meeting of its regional branch managers, will be among factors the bank's board will scrutinise at its rate review on July 19-20

Markets say sayonara to Fed as Bank of Japan steps in

November 01, 2014 1:58 am

The Indian stock market remained firmly in the grip of bulls on Friday as benchmark indices soared to unprecedented levels..

Emerging economies holding back global recovery: OECD

March 12, 2014 2:23 am

Growth for major advanced economies in the first half of 2014 will be slower than in the second half of 2013.

Six central banks make currency swap permanent

November 01, 2013 1:01 am

Six central banks has said they would make their currency swap arrangements permanent as a “prudent liquidity backstop” in case of future global financial strains.

Asia stocks slip anew,can't escape Fed fears

August 21, 2013 9:32 am

Volatility will benefit countries with better balance sheets and low currency vulnerability.

Japan says G8 stance is sign of approval for 'Abenomics'

June 18, 2013 10:19 am

'Abenomics' combines fiscal stimulus,expanded debt purchases by Bank of Japan and economic reforms.

Gold prices extends losses as China holiday weakens support

June 12, 2013 12:10 pm

Gold prices fell for a second straight day on Wednesday due to a holiday in China that deprived the metal of a strong support base and as investors worried about global central banks rolling back their easy-money policies.