Japan’s central bank retains key interest rate, fine tunes bond purchases for more flexibility

Benchmark interest rate stays at minus 0.1%, taking a nimbler approach to keep financial markets stable

By The Associated Press |July 28, 2023

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Scholar nominated to follow Kuroda as Bank of Japan chief

Kazuo Ueda has the difficult task of steering the world's third-largest economy out of a time of ultra-easy credit

By Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press |February 14, 2023

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In a surprise move, Bank of Japan loosens bond yield cap

Japan had been a holdout among major industrialized nations in allowing yields to rise

By The Associated Press |December 20, 2022

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Asia Pacific stocks look for rebound in face of omicron

Zero-Covid policies have been a drag on returns

By Maddie Johnson |January 10, 2022

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