Bank Of Japan Cuts Bond-Buying By 30bn Yen - Biggest Taper Yet

Just two weeks after they last tapered their bond.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2018

Trillion Schmillion: Japan Isn"t Even Trying to Hit Its Bond-Buying Target

Since 2014, the Bank of Japan has pledged to buy about ¥80 trillion in Japanese government bonds annually and it is expected to repeat the pledge this week. But at the current pace, it is on track to buy only about ¥20 trillion of the bonds this year......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 22nd, 2019

ECB Cuts Growth Forecasts as It Ends Bond-Buying Program

The European Central Bank cut its economic growth forecasts Thursday, highlighting the risks confronting Europe’s economy even as it ended its massive four-year stimulus program......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 14th, 2018

Exclusive: BOJ eyes tweaks to bond-buying program, but won"t rush changes - sources

The Bank of Japan is considering tweaking its bond buying operations to allow the government debt market to better reflect fundamentals, people familiar with the matter said, following years of heavy central bank buying in the sector......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 29th, 2018

BOJ Bond Buying Tweak Sparks Fears Of Imminent Tapering

On Friday, the Bank of Japan tweaked its monthly government bond buying plan, sparking.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 31st, 2018

US Treasuries, JGBs Rally As Bank Of Japan Shifts To "More Flexible" Bond-Buying Plan

After a few years of relative apathy, today's Bank of Japan statement is greeted with considerable anticipation as it may well have some significant impacts on global markets, judging by the last two weeks' action after hint.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 31st, 2018

BOJ cuts inflation view, keeps stimulus as risks to economy heighten

The Bank of Japan cut its inflation forecasts on Wednesday and warned of rising risks to the economy from faltering global demand, further pushing back policymakers' years-long efforts to foster durable growth......»»

Category: topSource: reuters15 hr. 42 min. ago

China cuts banks" reserve ratios by 100 bps as economy slows

China's central bank said on Friday it was cutting the ratio of cash that banks must hold as reserves by 100 basis points (bps), as it looks to reduce the risk of a sharper slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 4th, 2019

Japan"s Nomura aims for increased deal-related business in U.S. push: CEO

Nomura Holdings Inc aims to increase its share of business arranging foreign exchange hedging, acquisition finance and other deal-related services for corporate clients in the United States, the CEO of Japan's biggest investment bank said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 27th, 2018

Japan Suffered Biggest Natural Population Decline On Record In 2018

As the Bank of Japan finally gives up on trying to hit its inflation target and resigns itself to the deflation that has already loomed over its economy for the past twenty years, the Japanese official birt.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 26th, 2018

European Central Bank to End $2.95 Trillion Stimulus. Here’s Why

The ECB will stop its $2.95 trillion quantitative easing bond-buying program in January European Central Bank.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 14th, 2018

Confidence in Japan Stops Falling

Confidence among Japan’s biggest manufacturers was unchanged this quarter after slipping for three consecutive surveys, central bank data showed on Friday. The Bank of Japan’s Tankan report — a q.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 14th, 2018

Currencies: Currencies struggle for direction as EBC ends QE

Major currencies were struggling for directions on Thursday, when the European Central Bank formally ended its bond buying program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2018

ECB Stimulus"s Mixed Legacy: Economic Success, Political Fiasco

The European Central Bank is nearing a landmark decision to wind down its $3 trillion bond-buying program, closing a chapter on a policy the U.S. used to help restore its growth but one that had mixed results in Europe......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjDec 13th, 2018

Market Extra: ECB will say goodbye to quantitative easing, but when will it hike rates?

The European Central Bank is fully expected Thursday to affirm its plan to end its bond-buying program at year-end. The trickier question is when it will begin to raise rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2018

European court: ECB bond purchases in line with EU law

The European Union's top court has ruled that the European Central Bank's government bond-buying stimulus program is in line with EU law and doesn't exceed the bank's mandate......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 11th, 2018

U.S. prosecutors are said to be investigating Japan"s MUFG: NYT

U.S. prosecutors are investigating the systems that Japan's biggest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MUFG), uses to track money laundering, the New York Times reported on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 21st, 2018

Bond Bear Bull

Some lessons for bond bears from the land of the rising sun... Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, On February 12, 1999, the Bank of Japan announced that it was going full zero. Japan’s central bank wo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 31st, 2018

Why Central Bank Buying Has the Gold Market Guessing

The gold market was caught by surprise when two of eastern Europe’s biggest economies, Poland and Hungary, made rare purchases in rec.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 29th, 2018

ECB affirms plan to end bond buys in December, leaves rates unchanged

The European Central Bank offered no surprises on Thursday, reaffirming its plan to end the asset-buying program at the heart of its quantitative-easing strategy in Decem.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 2018

Bank of America profit beats estimates on cost cuts, loan growth

Bank of America Corp reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit on Monday as the second-largest U.S. lender reined in costs, while higher interest rates and loan growth helped offset lower bond trading revenue......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 15th, 2018