Archive for January 23rd, 2018

Central Bank Watch

Bank of Japan Stays Its Course

January 23, 2018

The board of the Bank of Japan deliberated over two days for a combined four hours 35 minutes and arrived at the same decision as in December or October for that matter when the previous Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices was prepared. The vote at all three meetings was the same, 8-1, with Goushi […] More

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Trump Grabs Spotlight… Japan Also in the News

January 23, 2018

President Trump is on a roll. Having secured a tax cut with benefits skewed to the rich and then trapping congressional democrats in a political snake pit over immigration, he’s turned his sight on the biggest campaign promise of all: so-called fair trade. A 30% tariff on U.S. imports of foreign-made solar equipment threatens to […] More