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Bank Lending in Japan Drops in Third Quarter

Data released by the Bank of Japan showed that bank lending in Japan's banks dropped unexpectedly in the third quarter of this year. The data...

Bank of Japan Holds Off Expanding Monetary Stimulus

TOKYO – Japan’s central bank the Bank of Japan (BOJ), has decided to hold off on expanding monetary stimulus during a board meeting in...

Japan’s Factory Production Falls in February

Japan's industrial production contracted to a worse-than-expected 3.4% in February, the first fall in three months, according to official data released on Monday. The...

Central Bank Says Japan’s 2-Year Inflation Target Difficult to Achieve

The deputy governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), the country's central bank, said the self-imposed two-year deadline of a 2% inflation rate is...

Japan Manufacturing PMI Grows At Slower Pace in March

The manufacturing sector in Japan was barely in expansion in March, the latest survey from Markit Economics revealed on Tuesday. In another sign that the...

Japan’s Capital Expenditure up in Q3

Japanese companies raised spending on plant and equipment in July-September by 5.5% from the same period last year, indicating the country's corporate sector is...

Bank of Japan Poised to Cut 2015 Japan GDP Forecast But Will Keep Inflation...

The Bank of Japan (BOJ), the country's central banks, is expected to cut its GDP estimate for the current fiscal year although it is...