TOE Alert -- Banks, FSA Push Back Against Negative Rates

posted by Richard Katz on August 22, 2016

Found in Japan, categorized in Macro

Tags: Richard Katz TOE BOJ banks Kuroda Abe

Report Cover


The yen is returning to the pattern we have seen since 2001, with the temporary exception of the first couple years of Kurodanomics. The ups and downs of yen/$ rate tends to mirror the gap between the 10-year US Treasury Bond and the 10-year JGB


The Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) failed negative interest rate policy (NIRP) is provoking increased opposition among the big banks and the Financial Services Agency (FSA), the ministry which protects them

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.

Request a speaking engagement