Core inflation rose 1.3% in December- beating expectations- matched by rising factory output
Bank Of Japan
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Wednesday 17 September 2008
The Federal Reserve continued its tough-love policies toward the US financial system yesterday, saying "no" to Wall Street calls for an interest rate cut, but joining with fellow central banks to provide additional liquidity to rattled markets.
Tuesday 16 September 2008
Japan's central bank today injected a total of 2.5 trillion yen (US $24 billion) into money markets and issued a statement vowing to take measures to maintain stability in the country's financial markets.
Saturday 13 September 2008
Japan's economy, the second largest in the world, is on the brink of recession, as evidence grows that the economic woes afflicting Europe and America are spreading eastwards.
Monday 08 September 2008
Those who oppose interest rate cuts seem to base their arguments on one of three ideas. First, rate cuts won't work. Second, rate cuts will simply reignite earlier housing or stock market bubbles. Third, borrowers simply don't deserve rate cuts. Some people seem to believe in all three of these ideas, an approach which, to my mind, is nonsensical.
Tuesday 26 August 2008
Charles Bean, the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, probably wishes he had chosen his words a little more carefully. No one wants to hear from one of the stewards of our economy that he and his colleagues have their "fingers crossed" that things will improve, or that the slowdown is likely to "drag on for some considerable time". What people want in turbulent economic times is precision and a plan, not airy fatalism.
Wednesday 16 April 2008
Friday 11 April 2008
Saturday 19 January 2008
Figures from the Investment Management Association suggest that investors have been selling their corporate bond investments. Perhaps they are disillusioned by the funds' relatively poor performance over the last year or so.
Wednesday 16 January 2008
Two of Wall Street's biggest banks have raised $21bn (£10.7bn) in a single day, a vital step towards repairing their battered balance sheets and shoring up investor confidence in the face of mounting losses on the US mortgage market.
Thursday 15 April 2004
The Bank of Japan gave cautious hints of a shift in its interest rate policy yesterday, though analysts stressed that a move away from the country's zero-rate policy is unlikely to be imminent.
Saturday 10 April 2004
Japan's export-led recovery is spreading to non-manufacturers and consumers, the Bank of Japan said yesterday, as it refrained from pumping extra cash into the economy.
Tuesday 30 March 2004
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Tuesday 25 April 2000
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