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Kuroda Goes Negative on Interest Rates - Monetary ‘Hail Mary’

posted by Richard Katz on February 05, 2016

Found in Global, Japan, categorized in Macro

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In the face of all this, Kuroda keeps saying that, on the one hand, everything is on course, and, on the other hand, he is going to imitate Europe in applying negative interest rates to new bank reserves held at the BOJ.

Abstract

The February 2016 issue of the Oriental Economist from Richard Katz incluses following reports,
- Kuroda Goes Negative on Interest Rates Monetary ‘Hail Mary’ ;
- Key Abe Minister out in Graft Scandal - Amari earthquake;
- Court, Electoral Battles over Base Plan - Bitter Feelings in Okinawa;
- Is East Asia Really Hedging?
- Economy Watch;
- The Big Dichotomy - Wasting Human Capital 

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan, as well as the semi-weekly TOE Alert e-mail service on Japan, and is also a special correspondent at Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business weekly.

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