Tokyo's Nikkei stock index rises 3.0%

2014-02-18 07:01

Tokyo's Nikkei stock index has surged as much as 3.24%, after the Bank of Japan held off fresh monetary easing measures.

Dollar under pressure in Asia

2013-06-12 07:55

The dollar has been under pressure against the yen in Asia after the Bank of Japan held off launching fresh easing measures following a policy meeting.

Japan's next PM piles pressure on BOJ

2012-12-17 02:19

Japan's next prime minister, Shinzo Abe, buoyed by a landslide election victory, has piled pressure on the central bank as it prepares for a policy meeting.

Dollar soars on Bank of Japan's easing

2012-09-19 07:54

The dollar soared against the yen in Asia as the Bank of Japan announced additional monetary easing, boosting an asset-purchasing fund by ¥10 trillion.

BoJ may ease policy again

2011-08-21 13:51

The Bank of Japan will consider easing monetary policy further, possibly at an emergency meeting, if further rises in the yen push down Tokyo stock prices, sources say.

Japan business confidence dives

2011-04-04 06:51

Japanese business confidence in the outlook for the next three months has plunged following the March 11 earthquake-tsunami and subsequent nuclear crisis.

Nikkei hits 3-week low

2010-10-05 10:12

The Nikkei is almost flat after hitting its lowest in three weeks, with the market focus on the outcome of a Bank of Japan policy-setting meeting.


Yen weakens as BoJ keeps easing policy

2013-08-08 12:24

The yen has weakened in Asia as the Bank of Japan opted to keep its huge monetary easing scheme in place.

Asian markets rise ahead of BoJ decision

2012-10-30 07:41

Asian markets rose as dealers awaited the end of a Bank of Japan policy meeting hoping it would unveil another round of monetary easing measures.

BoJ leaves rates unchanged

2012-04-10 08:15

The Bank of Japan has left its key interest rate unchanged and maintains its view that the world's third-largest economy is picking up.

Japan quake to knock economy: KPMG

2011-03-11 13:45

A KPMG economist says Friday's massive quake has echoes of a previous one in 1995 which eroded Japan's economic growth.

Dollar jumps on BoJ's further easing policy

2010-10-05 09:51

The dollar has risen sharply against the yen in Tokyo after the Bank of Japan announced further monetary easing measures to help the economy fight deflation.

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