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Japan

Market Watch
Close of
February 29, 2024
Change From
Govt. Bond Yields Latest Yield Previous Day Previous Week YTD
2 Year 0.179 ▲ 0.8 ▲ 1.3 ▲ 12.6
5 Year 0.364 ▲ 1.3 0.7 ▲ 15.7
10 Year 0.709 ▲ 0.9 1.1 ▲ 9.5

* Government bond yield changes are expressed in basis points.

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Currencies Latest Rate Previous Day Previous Week YTD
JPY per USD 149.980 ▲ 0.5 ▲ 0.4 6.3
JPY per JPY 1.000     0.0     0.0     0.0

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Interest Rates Latest Rate Previous Day Previous Week YTD
1D TIBOR -0.005 0.3     0.0 ▲ 0.9

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Policy Rates
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Policy Rates Latest Rate
(23-Jan-2024)
Previous Rate
(31-Oct-2023)
YTD
Rate
Short-term Policy Interest Rate -0.100     0.0     0.0

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Sovereign Ratings
Agency Rating Outlook Date
Regional Rating Institutions
R&I AA+ stable 2019-12-05
RAM A1 stable 2019-06-25
Non-Regional Rating Institutions
Fitch A negative 2020-07-29
S&P A+ stable 2020-06-09

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ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide 2016: Japan


ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide is a comprehensive explanation of the region''s bond markets. It provides various information such as the history, legal and regulatory framework, specific characteristics of the market, trading and transaction including settlement systems, and other relevant information. Bond Market Guide 2016 for Japan is an outcome of the strong support and kind contributions of ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum members and experts, particularly from Japan. The report should be recognized as a collective good to support bond market development among ASEAN+3 members

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ASEAN+3 Multi-Currency Bond Issuance Framework

Implementation Guidelines for Japan
August 2015

The ASEAN+3 Multi-Currency Bond Issuance Framework (AMBIF) Implementation Guidelines for Japan are provided to review the AMBIF Elements and detail the corresponding featur​es of Japan market in relation to each element.

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Market Summary



Title Source Date
Result of Liquidity Enhancement Auction on February 22, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-22
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on February 22, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-22
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on February 20, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-20
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on February 19, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-19
Result of Liquidity Enhancement Auction on February 16, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-16
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on February 16, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-16
Auction Result of 10-Year Climate Transition JGBs on February 14, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-14
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on February 9, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-09
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on February 9, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-09
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on February 8, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-08
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on February 7, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-07
Auction Result of 10-Year Inflation-Indexed JGBs on February 5, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-05
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on February 2, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-02
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on February 1, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-02-01
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on January 30, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-30
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on January 26, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-26
Auction Result of 40-Year JGBs on January 25, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-25
Result of Liquidity Enhancement Auction on January 22, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-22
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on January 19, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-19
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on January 18, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-18
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on January 18, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-18
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on January 16, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-16
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on January 12, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-12
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on January 12, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-12
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on January 10, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-10
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on January 9, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-09
Result of Liquidity Enhancement Auction on January 5, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-05
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on January 5, 2024Ministry of Finance Japan2024-01-05
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on December 27, 2022Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-27
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on December 26, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-26
Result of Liquidity Enhancement Auction on December 22, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-22
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on December 22, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-22
Result of Liquidity Enhancement Auction on December 20, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-20
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on December 18, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-18
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on December 15, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-15
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on December 14, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-14
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on December 12, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-12
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on December 8, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-08
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on December 7, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-07
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on December 7, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-07
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on December 5, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-05
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on December 1, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-12-01
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on November 30, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-30
Auction Result of 40-Year JGBs on November 28, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-28
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on November 24, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-24
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on November 21, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-21
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on November 17, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-17
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on November 16, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-16
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on November 14, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-14
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on November 10, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-10
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on November 9, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-09
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on November 9, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-09
Auction Result of 10-Year Inflation-Indexed JGBs on November 7, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-07
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on November 2, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-02
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on November 2, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-11-02
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on October 30, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-30
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on October 27, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-27
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on October 20, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-20
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on October 19, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-19
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on October 17, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-17
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on October 13, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-13
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on October 11, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-11
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on October 6, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-06
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on October 5, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-05
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on October 5, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-05
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on October 3, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-10-03
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on September 29, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-29
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on September 28, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-28
Auction Result of 40-Year JGBs on September 26, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-26
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on September 21, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-21
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on September 19, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-19
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on September 15, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-15
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on September 14, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-14
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on September 12, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-12
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on September 8, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-08
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on September 7, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-07
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on September 7, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-07
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on September 5, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-05
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on September 1, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-09-01
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on August 29, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-29
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on August 25, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-25
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on August 18, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-18
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on August 17, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-17
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on August 17, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-17
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on August 15, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-15
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on August 10, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-10
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on August 9, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-09
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on August 8, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-08
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on August 4, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-04
Auction Result of 10-Year Inflation-Indexed JGBs on August 3, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-03
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on August 1, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-08-01
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on July 27, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-27
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on July 27, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-27
Auction Result of 40-Year JGBs on July 25, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-25
Result of Liquidity Enhancement Auction on July 21, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-21
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on July 21, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-21
Result of Liquidity Enhancement Auction on July 19, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-19
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on July 19, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-19
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on July 14, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-14
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on July 13, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-13
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on July 11, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-11
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on July 7, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-07
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on July 6, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-06
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on July 6, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-06
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on July 4, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-07-04
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on June 30, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-30
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on June 29, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-29
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on June 27, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-27
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on June 23, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-23
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on June 22, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-22
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on June 19, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-19
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on June 15, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-15
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on June 8, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-08
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on June 6, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-06
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on June 2, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-02
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on June 1, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-06-01
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on May 30, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-30
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on May 26, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-26
Auction Result of 40-Year JGBs on May 25, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-25
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on May 19, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-19
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on May 18, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-18
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on May 17, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-17
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on May 15, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-15
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on May 12, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-12
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on May 11, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-11
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on May 9, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-09
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on May 9, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-09
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on May 2, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-05-02
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on April 26, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-26
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on April 21, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-21
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on April 20, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-20
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on April 19, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-19
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on April 14, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-14
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on April 11, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-11
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on April 7, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-07
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on April 6, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-06
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on April 6, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-06
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on April 4, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-04
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on April 3, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-04-03
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on March 30, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-30
Auction Result of 40-Year JGBs on March 28, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-28
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on March 24, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-24
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on March 17, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-17
Auction Result of 20-Year JGBs on March 16, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-16
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on March 16, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-16
Auction Result of 5-Year JGBs on March 14, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-14
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on March 9, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-09
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on March 8, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-08
Auction Result of 30-Year JGBs on March 7, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-07
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on March 3, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-03
Auction Result of 10-Year JGBs on March 2, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-03-02
Auction Result of 2-Year JGBs on February 28, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-02-28
Auction Result of Treasury Discount Bills on February 24, 2023Ministry of Finance Japan2023-02-24
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Title Source Date
Japan January jobless rate falls to 2.4%Reuters2024-03-01
Japan issues fresh warning against excessive yen movesJapan Times2024-02-29
Japan factory output falls at the fastest pace in nearly 4 yearsReuters2024-02-29
Japan inflation falls to BOJ target of 2%Japan Today2024-02-28
Japan’s Nikkei Ends Nearly Flat as Advantest Falls on Profit-Locking (Update 1)Japan News2024-02-27
BOJ Chief Ueda Says Japan’s Economy in ‘State of Inflation’Japan News2024-02-27
Japan OKs bill to make crucial economic security info classifiedKyodo News2024-02-27
Promissory Note Maturity Date to be Shortened by Half; Government to Revise Regulations for First Time in 60 YearsJapan News2024-02-26
Nikkei ends at all-time high for 2nd day in a rowJapan Today2024-02-26
Yen Volatility Set to Fall as Dueling Forces Curb Trading RangeBloomberg2024-02-26
BOJ Chief Ueda Says Japan’s Economy in ‘State of Inflation’Japan News2024-02-23
Nikkei's all-time high unlikely to serve as tailwind for KishidaJapan Times2024-02-23
Japan Nikkei Hits Record High Last Seen More Than 30 Years AgoBloomberg2024-02-22
Japan's trade deficit dwindles as exports continue to growJapan Times2024-02-21
Japan's exports perk up but souring factory mood darkens outlookReuters2024-02-21
Record Japan Profits Show Nikkei is Primed for All-Time HighBloomberg2024-02-20
Nikkei’s Rally Pauses as Record High BeckonsJapan News2024-02-20
Japan Core Machinery Orders Up 2.7% in DecemberJapan News2024-02-19
Bearish Yen Positions Increase as Japan Stocks Near Record HighBloomberg2024-02-19
Japan’s Rapid Stock Rally Boosts BOJ’s ETF Values to New RecordBloomberg2024-02-16
Japan 10-Year Yield Seen Breaking Above 1% Even Before BOJ HikeBloomberg2024-02-16
Nikkei Soars to within Sight of All-Time Peak, Closes at 34-year HighJapan News2024-02-16
Yen Bets Climb to Six-Year High Amid Intervention ChatterBloomberg2024-02-15
Nikkei 225 Hits 3-Year High Relative to Topix Amid Tech RallyBloomberg2024-02-15
Japan Loses Its Spot as World's Third-Largest Economy as It Slips Into RecessionBloomberg2024-02-15
Yen’s Slide Past 150 to Dollar Prompts Stern Warnings From JapanBloomberg2024-02-14
Ueda Mulls Rate Hike in Rare Case of BOJ Facing Scant OppositionBloomberg2024-02-14
Japan's Nikkei soars to 34-year high on chip shares, earningsJapan Times2024-02-13
Japan Producer Prices Up 0.2% in Jan.Japan News2024-02-13
Nikkei Stock Average Rises More Than 900 Points on Tuesday Morning (Update 1)Japan News2024-02-13
Japan GDP Set to Confirm Slip to World’s Fourth-Largest EconomyBloomberg2024-02-13
Ueda Says BOJ to Keep Policy Easy in Post-Negative Rate EraBloomberg2024-02-09
Japanese firms boosting pay for young workers is good news for Bank of JapanJapan Times2024-02-09
Japan's current account surplus doubles to ¥20.63 tril in 2023Japan Today2024-02-08
State-Backed China Stock Rally to Ebb Japan Inflow, Nomura SaysBloomberg2024-02-08
Pimco Sees Multiple BOJ Rate Hikes Starting as Soon as MarchBloomberg2024-02-07
Japan's inflation goal still need even if negative rates end: officialJapan Times2024-02-06
Japan’s Wage Data Likely Solid Enough to Keep BOJ on TrackBloomberg2024-02-06
Japan’s Nikkei Rises on Weaker Yen, Wall Street Rally (Update 1)Japan News2024-02-05
Japan's January service activity surges on strong demand, weak yenReuters2024-02-05
Japan's Gas Imports Plummet as Nuclear Reactors RestartBloomberg2024-02-02
Japan Insurers Fall After Aozora Bank Sparks US Property ConcernBloomberg2024-02-02
Investors in Japan Drain $4.5 Billion as They Exit ESG FundsBloomberg2024-02-01
Japan Jan factory activity shrinks modestly on softer demand - PMIReuters2024-02-01
Nomura’s Shares Surge Most Since April 2020 on Trading GainsBloomberg2024-02-01
Japan Union Group Seeks at Least 6% Pay Raise in Bid to Push BOJ PolicyBloomberg2024-01-31
Japan farm, fisheries exports reach record ¥1.45 trillion in 2023Japan Today2024-01-31
Japan's job availability in 2023 improves for 2nd yearJapan Today2024-01-31
Japan’s Factory Output Gains to Support Economy’s Patchy ReboundBloomberg2024-01-31
BOJ Summary Signals Rate Hike Is Coming Closer With Talk of ExitBloomberg2024-01-31
Japan December jobless rate falls to 2.4%Reuters2024-01-30
Japan job market remains tight, keeping hopes for wage hikesJapan Times2024-01-30
Japan’s Benchmark 10-Year Bond Yield May Surge to 2% This Year, Eurizon’s Jen SaysBloomberg2024-01-29
Pay hikes at small firms in focus at Japan’s spring wage negotiationsJapan Times2024-01-29
Japan’s Nikkei Bounces Back on Stronger Energy Stocks, Soft Yen (Update 1)Japan News2024-01-29
Tokyo’s Sharp Cooling of Inflation Complicates BOJ’s Price ViewBloomberg2024-01-26
Japan's exports surge 10% in December on strong demand for autos, revived trade with ChinaJapan Today2024-01-25
Toyota’s market cap hits record high for a Japanese firmJapan Times2024-01-24
Japanese Banks Climb on Bets the BOJ Will Lift Rates This YearBloomberg2024-01-24
Japan Bonds Fall on View BOJ Is a Step Closer to Rate HikeBloomberg2024-01-24
Stocks Climb, BOJ Bets Push Japan Bonds Lower: Markets WrapBloomberg2024-01-24
Japan's supermarket sales grow 2.4% in 2023 on price hikesJapan Times2024-01-24
Japanese firms and unions kick off wage talks as markets bet on bigger pay hikesJapan Times2024-01-24
Strong December exports boost odds of a return to growth last quarterJapan Times2024-01-24
Japan Exports Soar to Record in Dec; China Shipments Make Long-Awaited ReboundJapan News2024-01-24
BOJ Keeps Negative Rate for Now as It Prepares Ground for HikeBloomberg2024-01-23
Japan's convenience store sales rise 4.1% to record high in 2023Japan Today2024-01-23
Nikkei Stock Average Temporarily Up 300 yenJapan News2024-01-23
Japan’s baseline forecasts show government missing budget goalJapan Times2024-01-22
Nikkei Rises Above 36,500, Extending 34-Year HighJapan News2024-01-22
BOJ to Hold as Market Seeks Hints on Inflation Progress Needed to End Negative RatesBloomberg2024-01-22
Japanese Chip Shares’ Rally Puts Nikkei on Track for Weekly GainJapan News2024-01-19
Japan’s slowing inflation supports case for BOJ to wait longerBusiness Times2024-01-19
Japan’s Nikkei Ends Flattish on Caution over Market OverheatingJapan News2024-01-18
Japan sees record 2.73 mil visitors in December; 25.06 mil for 2023Japan Today2024-01-18
Japan Nov machinery orders fall more than expectedReuters2024-01-18
Foreign Buying of Japanese Stocks Hits Three-Month HighBloomberg2024-01-18
Japan Equities Are Fast Recovering the Ground Lost to ChinaBloomberg2024-01-18
Nikkei Rises Above 36,000, Extending 34-Year HighJapan News2024-01-17
Japan bankruptcies surge in 2023, topping 8,000Japan Today2024-01-16
Japan’s Equity Juggernaut Rolls OnJapan News2024-01-16
Japan’s Input Inflation Flatlines for Weakest Result Since 2021Bloomberg2024-01-16
Yen Is Losing Haven Role as Japan Overseas Investment ShiftsBloomberg2024-01-15
Mr. JGB Says End of BOJ’s Negative Rate Won’t Set Yields on FireBloomberg2024-01-15
Japan Logs Record Nov. Current Account SurplusJapan News2024-01-12
BOJ Is Considering Lowering Forecasts for Growth, Inflation, Sources SayBloomberg2024-01-12
OECD urges Bank of Japan to gradually raise interest ratesJapan Times2024-01-11
Japan's real wages fall for 20th straight month in NovemberJapan Today2024-01-11
Asia Stocks Gain Ahead of US CPI, Nikkei Breaches 35,000Japan News2024-01-11
Japan’s Slower Wage Growth Adds to Reasons for BOJ to HoldBloomberg2024-01-10
Japan Stocks Rally as Asia Mixed, Bitcoin Steadies: Markets WrapBloomberg2024-01-10
Nikkei Hits Highest Since Early 1990s in Sign Deflation EndingBloomberg2024-01-09
Japan's labor productivity ranked 30th among 38 OECD members in 2022Japan Today2024-01-09
BOJ Move Suggests Cut in Monthly Buying of Super-Long BondsBloomberg2024-01-09
Tokyo Inflation Slows as Thrifty Consumers Curb Some OutlaysBloomberg2024-01-08
Markets See Yen’s Slump Deepening on Rethink of Fed, BOJ PathBloomberg2024-01-05
Earthquake Raises Bar for BOJ to End Negative Interest RatesBloomberg2024-01-04
Nikkei 225 Falls on First Trading Day on Fed View, Japan QuakeBloomberg2024-01-04
Over 70% of firms expect Japanese economy to keep growing in 2024Japan Times2024-01-03
Kishida Resolved to Wipe Out Deflationary Mindset in JapanJapan News2024-01-01
Competitive pay at TSMC plant may ripple across Japan and beat inflationJapan Times2024-01-01
BOJ Summary Suggests Ueda Can Wait for Wage Results Before HikeBloomberg2023-12-27
Japan’s Business Service Price Growth Holds at 30-Year HighBloomberg2023-12-25
BOJ’s Ueda Sees Benefits of Positive Inflation on Policy ProcessBloomberg2023-12-25
Asset Managers Turn Bullish on Yen as Fed, BOJ Path May ReverseBloomberg2023-12-25
Weak Yen Fuels Japan’s 2023 Equity Rally During Foreign DemandBloomberg2023-12-24
Japanese government lifts economic growth estimatesJapan Times2023-12-22
Japan’s Cooling Inflation Also Offers Encouraging Signs for BOJBloomberg2023-12-22
Japan to Unveil $784 Billion Budget, Adding to Debt BurdenBloomberg2023-12-21
Japan Sees Inflation Hovering Above BOJ Target Next Fiscal YearBloomberg2023-12-21
Japan Stock Pickers Flag Short-Term Risks for RallyBloomberg2023-12-20
Japan’s Exports Slip in Fresh Sign of Pressure on EconomyBloomberg2023-12-20
Yen Slips, Nikkei Gains as BOJ Stands PatJapan News2023-12-19
BOJ keeps ultra-loose policy, focus shifts to exit timingReuters2023-12-19
Yen Advances Ahead of BOJ, Asian Stocks Decline: Markets WrapBloomberg2023-12-19
BOJ Is Considering Lifting Negative Rate in January, All Nippon Asset SaysBloomberg2023-12-17
Big Currency Flop of 2023 Is Top Pick for Year Ahead, AgainBloomberg2023-12-17
BOJ set to stay outlier as 2024 hike seen in contrast to FedJapan Times2023-12-15
Bank of Japan survey shows manufacturers optimistic about economy, as inflation abatesJapan Today2023-12-14
Bank of Japan survey shows manufacturers optimistic about economy, as inflation abatesJapan Today2023-12-14
Nikkei Ekes Out Gain on Fading BOJ Hike Bets, Upbeat Wall StreetJapan News2023-12-12
New ¥10,000, ¥5,000 and ¥1,000 Bills to be Issued July 3 Next YearJapan News2023-12-12
Japan’s Input Inflation Eases Further to Slowest Pace Since 2021Bloomberg2023-12-12
Households cut spending on food due to rising cost of livingThe Asahi Shimbun2023-12-11
Japan logs record ¥2.58 tril current account surplus in OctoberJapan Today2023-12-09
Japan keeping close tabs on forex moves as yen jumpsKyodo News2023-12-08
Yen Extends Rally to Second Day as Traders Bet on Early BOJ HikeBloomberg2023-12-08
Two-Thirds of BOJ Watchers Expect End of Negative Rate Regime by AprilBloomberg2023-12-08
Japan’s Deepest Contraction Since Pandemic Clouds Path for BOJBloomberg2023-12-08
BOJ Rate-Hike Bets Ramp Up as Ueda and Himino Spook TradersBloomberg2023-12-07
Stocks in Asia Drop on Weak Oil, China Debt Woes: Markets WrapBloomberg2023-12-07
BOJ’s deputy chief hints that end of negative rate may be closerJapan Times2023-12-06
Nikkei Posts Sharpest Drop in about 6 Weeks as Chip Shares SlideJapan News2023-12-05
Tokyo inflation cools to slowest pace in over a yearJapan Times2023-12-05
Hedge Funds Boost Bearish Bets on Yen to Most in 19 MonthsBloomberg2023-12-04
Turbulence From BOJ Policy Bets Shakes Up Japan Credit MarketBloomberg2023-12-04
BOJ's Noguchi: Japan yet to achieve wage-driven rise in inflationReuters2023-12-03
Japanese firms step up spending by 3.4% in July-SeptJapan Today2023-12-03
BOJ Uncertainty Leads to Rare Floating-Rate Bond Sale in JapanBloomberg2023-12-01
Japan's jobless rate falls to 2.5% in OctoberKyodo News2023-12-01
Japan Oct factory output rises on circuits, autos reboundReuters2023-11-30
Tokyo stocks drop for 2nd day as exporters hit by stronger yenJapan Today2023-11-28
Asian shares mostly decline, as investors watch spending, inflationJapan Today2023-11-27
Asian Stocks Gain as ‘Fear Gauge’ Hits 2020 Low: Markets WrapBloomberg2023-11-27
Japan’s Corporate Service Inflation Accelerates in Oct – BOJJapan News2023-11-27
Japan’s Nikkei Set for Fourth Weekly Gain as Flat Yen Lifts ExportersJapan News2023-11-24
Japan's factory activity shrinks for 6th month on weak demand - PMIReuters2023-11-24
Japan’s Inflation Quickens, Clouding Price Outlook for BOJBloomberg2023-11-24
Japan Govt Lowers Basic Economic View for 1st Time in 10 MonthsJapan News2023-11-22
Japan's inflation comeback prompts investors to tear up old playbooksReuters2023-11-21
Japan 20-Year Bond Sale Meets Strong Demand on US Yield DropBloomberg2023-11-21
Nikkei 225 Drops After Briefly Touching Fresh 33-Year HighBloomberg2023-11-20
Japan's back-to-back wage bonanza would open door for BOJ exitJapan Times2023-11-20
Japan’s Nikkei Set for 3rd Winning Week as Earnings Power RiseJapan News2023-11-17
Japan's trade deficit shrinks to $4.4 billion in Oct.The Mainichi2023-11-16
Nikkei Falls on Sell-Off after Sharp Gains, US Treasury Yields WeighJapan News2023-11-16
Japan’s Exports Decelerate, Keeping Pressure on Fragile EconomyBloomberg2023-11-16
Yen’s Woes Against Global Peers Worsen Even After Dollar SlipsBloomberg2023-11-15
Japan’s economy shrinks more than expected, supporting BOJ easingJapan Times2023-11-15
Japan’s Economy Likely Shrank in Summer as Recovery SputtersBloomberg2023-11-14
Yen Hits Fresh One-year Low as Focus Swings to US Inflation DataJapan News2023-11-13
Japan’s input inflation slows below 2% for first time since 2021Japan Times2023-11-13
Japan's current account surplus triples to record ¥12.7 trillionJapan Times2023-11-09
Japan’s Nikkei Rebounds on Earnings Boost, Nintendo Extends RallyJapan News2023-11-09
BOJ debated groundwork for future easy-policy exit at meetingJapan Times2023-11-09
Japan set to earmark ¥2 trillion for chips in extra budgetJapan Times2023-11-09
Japanese Funds Buy Most US Debt in Half Year, Pressuring YenBloomberg2023-11-09
Japan’s Nikkei Snaps 4-day Winning Streak as US Treasury Yields RiseJapan News2023-11-07
Japan's wages and spending extend declines in test for BOJ policyJapan Times2023-11-07
Japanese Wage Growth Strengthens for First Time in Four MonthsBloomberg2023-11-06
BOJ Ueda Signals Chance for End of Negative Rate in 2023 Is LowBloomberg2023-11-06
Kishida unveils ¥17 trillion stimulus package amid pushbackJapan Times2023-11-02
Japan’s Kishida Set to Unveil Stimulus Package as Support SagsBloomberg2023-11-02
Japan ramps up yen intervention warning after BOJ-fueled sell-offJapan Times2023-11-01
Yen Extends Drop After BOJ Makes Modest Tweak to Yield PolicyBloomberg2023-10-31
BOJ Further Loosens Grip on Bond Yields in Modest Policy TweakBloomberg2023-10-31
Japan Industrial Production Growth Misses Consensus Ahead of BOJBloomberg2023-10-31
Japan Bonds Drop Before BOJ, Asian Stocks Decline: Markets WrapBloomberg2023-10-31
BOJ Weighs Allowing More Yield Flexibility to Support Yen: GuideBloomberg2023-10-31
BOJ to Consider Letting 10-Year Yields Top 1%, Nikkei SaysBloomberg2023-10-30
Japan’s Nikkei Falls over 1% Ahead of Central Bank Meetings in Japan, USJapan News2023-10-30
Ueda Faces Market Fallout Risk as BOJ Mulls Yields, Prices, YenBloomberg2023-10-30
Japan’s Biggest Firms Set for $9.3 Billion Bonanza From Weak YenBloomberg2023-10-27
Tokyo Inflation Heats Up Again, Adding to Pressure on BOJBloomberg2023-10-27
Yen Weakens Close to Three-Decade Low Against US Dollar, Raising Intervention RiskBloomberg2023-10-26
Germany set to eclipse Japan as No. 3 economy in 2023, IMF saysJapan Times2023-10-24
BOJ Wades Back Into Bond Market to Curb Rising Japan YieldsBloomberg2023-10-24
Japan to Extend Energy Subsidies Until April Amid Inflation HitBloomberg2023-10-24
The economy takes center stage in Kishida’s policy speechBloomberg2023-10-23
Rising Bets of BOJ Policy Move Shift Focus to ‘Neutral’ RateBloomberg2023-10-23
Speculation Over BOJ Policy Tweak Builds in Run Up to MeetingBloomberg2023-10-23
Yen Breaches 150 Per Dollar Again, Raising Intervention RiskBloomberg2023-10-23
When Japan Ends Negative Rate Policy, Treasuries Will SufferBloomberg2023-10-23
Japan inflation hits 13-month low, stays above BOJ targetNikkei Asia2023-10-20
Nikkei Share Average Drops More Than 500 PointsJapan News2023-10-19
Key JGB Yield Rises to 0.825%, Highest in 10 Years 2 MonthsJapan News2023-10-19
World's Only Negative-Rate Holdout May Stop by Year-End, Ex-BOJ Board Member SaysBloomberg2023-10-18
Japanese consumption is suffering from a pandemic-era shiftFinancial Times2023-10-18
Japan PM to vow to consider returning tax revenues amid rising pricesThe Mainichi2023-10-18
Japan's yen still perceived as safe-haven asset - MOF's KandaReuters2023-10-16
MUFG Plans to Sell First Dollar AT1 Bonds in First for Japanese BanksBloomberg2023-10-16
Yen Hovers Just Shy of 150 Level as Intervention Threat WeighsBloomberg2023-10-13
Japan’s Top Brokers See Bond Sale Rush Stalling in Second HalfBloomberg2023-10-13
Japan’s Rising Yields, Yen Hedging Costs Drive Insurers to JGBsBloomberg2023-10-13
BOJ Policy Hinges on Developments in Next Round of Wage TalksBloomberg2023-10-12
Japan Producer Inflation Slides Below Latest CPI GaugeBloomberg2023-10-12
Current account surplus triples to ¥2.28 trillion in AugustJapan Times2023-10-10
Wage hikes key for BOJ policy normalizationJapan Times2023-10-09
Japan’s Slower-Than-Forecast Wage Growth Supports BOJ CautionBloomberg2023-10-06
BOJ to Consider Yield Curve, Guidance Tweaks This Month, Ex-Official SaysBloomberg2023-10-06
Dollar Falls Versus Yen, Won But Brown Brothers, Macquarie See Further GainsBloomberg2023-10-05
Nikkei Snaps Five-Day Losing Streak as U.S. Yields EaseJapan News2023-10-05
Japan Bond Slump Puts More Pressure on BOJ to Tweak PolicyBloomberg2023-10-04
Japan Keeps Doubt in the Market Over Whether It IntervenedBloomberg2023-10-04
Japan Five-Year Yield Hits Highest Since 2013 Amid Debt RoutBloomberg2023-10-04
Yen Surges From Weakest Level in a Year Amid Intervention TalkBloomberg2023-10-04
Japan Finmin Suzuki says authorities stand ready to respond in forex marketReuters2023-10-03
Yen Depreciating Anew: Negative Effects Not Limited to Higher PricesJapan Times2023-10-02
BOJ to Purchase Additional Bonds to Curb Sudden Spike in YieldsBloomberg2023-10-02
Japan Manufacturers’ Sentiment Improves for Second QuarterBloomberg2023-10-02
BOJ Former Research Chief Sees 2% Approaching for 10-Year YieldBloomberg2023-09-29
Tokyo equity offerings surge amid shift toward capital efficiencyJapan Times2023-09-29
Japan’s August jobless rate flat at 2.7%Business Times2023-09-29
Tokyo Inflation Slows, Offering Support for BOJ Price OutlookBloomberg2023-09-29
Japan’s 30-Year Bond Yield Reaches Highest Level Since 2013Bloomberg2023-09-28
BOJ raised yield cap due to market calm and likely wage growthJapan Times2023-09-27
Japan maintains modest economic recovery view, raises corp profits assessmentReuters2023-09-27
Kishida outlines new economic measures for 'sustainable wage growth'Japan Times2023-09-25
BOJ Stands Pat on Stimulus, Fueling Pressure on Weak YenBloomberg2023-09-22
Japan to pull together pillars of economic package early next week, says PMReuters2023-09-21
Yellen Says Yen Intervention Understandable If Due to VolatilityBloomberg2023-09-20
Japan's central bank will keep stimulus for now as risks growReuters2023-09-19
Japan Five-Year Debt Draws Solid Demand as Higher Yields AttractBloomberg2023-09-12
Yen Climbs With Yields After Ueda Fuels Rate Hike SpeculationBloomberg2023-09-11
Japan Economic Growth Revised Down as Firms, Consumers Cut BackBloomberg2023-09-08
SMFG Market Head Sees New Era With Japan Yield as High as 2%Bloomberg2023-09-07
Top Currency Forecaster Says Yen Weakness Isn’t Over YetBloomberg2023-09-07
Inflation worries fuel Japanese rush to buy goldFinancial Times2023-09-06
Japan Warns on Yen After Currency Hits Fresh 10-Month LowBloomberg2023-09-06
Demand for Japan’s Faltering Bonds to Be Tested in Key AuctionsBloomberg2023-09-05
Japan Households Cut Outlays as Inflation Erodes Spending PowerBloomberg2023-09-05
South Korea Kicks Off Historic Samurai Bond Sale in JapanBloomberg2023-09-04
Japan Firms Cut Capital Spending Over Global Growth ConcernsBloomberg2023-09-01
Yen’s Recent Rebound Has Limits With Month-End Reversal ExpectedBloomberg2023-08-30
Leading BOJ Hawk Broaches Possibility of Early 2024 Rate HikeBloomberg2023-08-30
Japan Regulator to Evaluate Banks’ Commercial Property ExposureBloomberg2023-08-29
Japan improves view on exports for first time in three monthsReuters2023-08-28
China’s Fukushima Backlash Is Starting to Weigh on Japan StocksBloomberg2023-08-28
Weak Yen’s No Longer a Sure Boost to Japan Stocks on BOJ ConcernBloomberg2023-08-25
Japan's Mizuho holds off on JGBs given potential end to negative rates -senior executiveReuters2023-08-22
JPMorgan sees Japan's threshold for yen intervention at around 150 yen per dollarReuters2023-08-21
BOJ’s Record-Bond Buying Is Driving Need for Yield-Curve TweaksBloomberg2023-08-20
Japan Exports Shrink First Time in More Than Two YearsBloomberg2023-08-17
Japan’s Huge GDP Beat Driven by Exports as Domestic Demand FallsBloomberg2023-08-15
Yen Slides Toward Intervention Zone on Wide Japan-US Yield GapBloomberg2023-08-14
One BOJ Member Clearly Saw 2% Price Goal in Sight in JulyBloomberg2023-08-07
Japan Can’t Declare End of Deflation After BOJ Tweak, Amari SaysBloomberg2023-08-02
BOJ Loosens Grip on Yields as Ueda Risks Fanning Tightening TalkBloomberg2023-07-28
Yen Climbs After BOJ Makes Adjustment to Yield Curve ControlBloomberg2023-07-28
Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (July 2023)Bank of Japan2023-07-28
Statement on Monetary PolicyBank of Japan2023-07-28
Yen pressured as traders wait on policy decisionsReuters2023-07-24
Japan Price Growth Accelerates Ahead of BOJ Inflation UpdateBloomberg2023-07-21
BOJ to Tweak Yield Control This Month, Ex-Official Hayakawa SaysBloomberg2023-07-13
Japan's service activity maintains firm pace as demand picks up - PMIReuters2023-07-05
Japan, S.Korea to discuss FX swap deal in first finance talks since 2016Reuters2023-06-29
Weak Yen Now the Key to Stronger Currency and BOJ Pivot LaterBloomberg2023-06-28
Yen Slumps Broadly as Bank of Japan’s Policy Diverges From PeersBloomberg2023-06-23
Japan’s Inflation Outpaces Forecast Amid Focus on BOJ Price ViewBloomberg2023-06-23
Japan's inflation stays above BOJ target, key gauge hits 42-year highReuters2023-06-23
Yen Slides to Seven-Month Low as Powell Underscores Policy GapBloomberg2023-06-21
Statement on Monetary PolicyBank of Japan2023-06-16
Japan’s Economy Grows Faster Than Estimated Amid Election TalkBloomberg2023-06-08
Quarterly Estimates of GDP for Jan-Mar 2023 (The Second preliminary)Cabinet Office2023-06-08
BOJ to Hold Policy Amid Election Chatter, Ex-Board Member SaysBloomberg2023-05-31
Traders Ramp Up Bets on Japan Inflation to Highest This YearBloomberg2023-05-25
Japan March core machinery orders fall for 2nd straight monthReuters2023-05-22
Japan’s Inflation Quickens Again, Putting Pressure on BOJ ViewBloomberg2023-05-19
Quarterly Estimates of GDP for January - March 2023 (First Preliminary EstimatesCabinet Office2023-05-17
Japan’s Better-Than-Expected Growth Keeps Early Poll on TableBloomberg2023-05-17
Balance of Payments Statistics, March 2023 (Preliminary)Ministry of Finance2023-05-11
BOJ's new boss keeps ultra-low rates, embarks on policy reviewReuters2023-04-28
Yen Seen Coming Under Further Pressure as BOJ Stands PatBloomberg2023-04-28
Yen Drops as BOJ Sticks With Stimulus at Ueda’s First MeetingBloomberg2023-04-28
Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (April 2023)Bank of Japan2023-04-28
Statement on Monetary PolicyBank of Japan2023-04-28
BOJ Said to Be Wary Tweaking YCC Soon After Banking CrisisBloomberg2023-04-20
New BOJ head's message to world: We're staying the course - for nowReuters2023-04-17
Global Bond Markets Fear Billions Will Vanish If Japan's Titans Race for ExitBloomberg2023-04-14
BOJ’s Ueda Highlights Risk of Inflation Falling Below TargetBloomberg2023-04-13
Ueda’s Dovish Stance Looks Unsustainable as Price Pressures BiteBloomberg2023-04-11
Japan Inc. Sells Record Short Bonds Amid BOJ Tightening BetsBloomberg2023-04-09
Japan’s Manufacturer Sentiment Worsens in Support of BOJ PolicyBloomberg2023-04-03
A $3 Trillion Threat to Global Financial Markets Looms in JapanBloomberg2023-03-30
Japan Inflation Slows Sharply, Masking Underlying Price StrengthBloomberg2023-03-24
Value of Exports and Imports February 2023 (Provisional)Ministry of Finance2023-03-16
Revised Report on Indices of Industrial Production (January 2023)Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry2023-03-16
Japanese banks slide as SVB contagion fear rattles marketsReuters2023-03-14
Statement on Monetary PolicyBank of Japan2023-03-10
Quarterly Estimates of GDP for Oct.-Dec. 2022 (The Second preliminary)Cabinet Office2023-03-09
Japan’s Economy Narrowly Avoids a Recession in Fragile RecoveryBloomberg2023-03-09
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