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TOKYO, Feb 16 Japan's attempts to revive anemic consumer spending through unconventional monetary policy have created new problems for the central bank in its daily dealings with financial markets, as rising global yields muddle its efforts to manage local rates.
TOKYO, Feb 6 Yields on 10-year Japanese government bond stabilised on Monday after the Bank of Japan extended buying in that maturities for the second straight day to quell market anxiety about the BOJ's stance on bond purchases.
TOKYO The Bank of Japan is likely to hold off on expanding stimulus next week despite an expected downgrade in its price forecast that may show Governor Haruhiko Kuroda won't see inflation hit his 2 percent target before his tenure ends in 2018.
* Governor Kuroda keeps upbeat view on economy (Adds Tokai region branch manager's quote)
TOKYO, Sept 21 Japanese government bond yields rose on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by introducing an explicit target for the 10-year bond yield around zero percent as it overhauled the framework of its stimulus.
TOKYO, Sept 9 The Bank of Japan is studying several options to steepen the bond yield curve, say sources familiar with its thinking, as authorities desperately seek out policy tools to revive an economy that has failed to emerge from stagnation despite years of massive stimulus.
TOKYO, Sept 8 Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso said the central bank would not rule out deepening negative interest rates or any other easing steps needed to achieve its price target.
NIIGATA, Japan Bank of Japan board member Yukitoshi Funo said it would infringe on the government's jurisdiction over currency policy if the BOJ bought foreign bonds.
* Funo says see no imminent limits in monetary easing (Adds quotes from news conference)