Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 08:51
Tokyo stocks rose 0.91 percent Tuesday morning with the market getting a lift from a weaker yen, and after Wall Street rebounded on easing concerns over the crisis in Ukraine.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 11:53
Seeing the slump as temporary, however, the Bank of Japan remains publicly convinced the economy is on course for a moderate recovery and has no plans to expand stimulus any time soon.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 09:12
Tokyo stocks opened 0.55 percent higher on Thursday, boosted by robust US growth data and the yen`s fall to its lowest level in nearly four months against the dollar.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:52
The cut was also "due to weak domestic demand following the consumption tax increase in April", the official said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 09:21
The BoJ slightly lowered its growth forecast for the current fiscal year to March to a 1.0 percent expansion in the economy, from an earlier 1.1 percent forecast.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 08:51
Tokyo rose 0.78 percent by lunch, Sydney was 0.10 percent higher, Hong Kong added 0.45 percent, Shanghai was flat and Seoul put on 0.78 percent.
Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:48
The Bank of Japan kept its upbeat assessment for all of the country`s nine regions, saying a moderate recovery was taking hold and bolstering views the economy is on track to meet the central bank`s price target without more monetary stimulus.
Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:07
The world`s major central banks are returning to a more opaque and artful approach to policymaking, ending a crisis-era experiment with explicit promises that they found risked their credibility and did not substitute for action.
Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 11:28
Asian stock markets got off to a slow start on Monday after a U.S. market holiday but held near three-year highs on optimism about the U.S. economy, with investors now shifting their focus to corporate earnings.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 12:52
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is Tuesday expected to unveil a fresh round of reforms to boost a nascent growth recovery, reports said, his second attempt at launching the "third arrow" of his economic action plan.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 08:43
The BoJ held monetary policy in place after a two-day meeting, as expected.
Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 16:51
A surprise jump in capital spending powered the 1.6 percent expansion in the world's number-three economy between January and March, slightly better than an initial estimate of 1.5 percent.
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