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Yoshifumi Takemoto

Former-BOJ Muto can't see exit from easy policy unless inflation goal ditched

Sep 21 2018

TOKYO Stubbornly weak price growth may mean the Bank of Japan will hold off on raising interest rates for years, with no exit from ultra-easy policy in sight unless it ditches its elusive 2 percent inflation target, former BOJ Deputy Governor Toshiro Muto said on Friday.

Japan-U.S. trade talks to see slight delay after new U.S. tariffs on China: source

Sep 18 2018

TOKYO The start of a second round of trade talks between Japan and the United States will be delayed until after fresh tariffs imposed on China by the United States come into force on Sept. 24, a Japanese government source told Reuters.

Japan-U.S. trade talks to see slight delay after new U.S. tariffs on China-source

Sep 18 2018

TOKYO The start of a second round of trade talks between Japan and the United States will be delayed until after fresh tariffs imposed on China by the United States come into force on Sept. 24, a Japanese government source told Reuters.

Japan calls for early solution to U.S.-China trade war

Sep 18 2018

TOKYO Japanese policymakers on Tuesday called for an early solution to the escalating U.S.-China trade war and warned of the potential damage to global growth in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to slap new tariffs on China.

Japan calls for early solution to U.S.-China trade war

Sep 18 2018

TOKYO Japanese policymakers on Tuesday called for an early solution to the escalating U.S.-China trade war and warned of the potential damage to global growth in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to slap new tariffs on China.

Japan calls for early solution to U.S.-China trade war

Sep 18 2018

TOKYO Japanese policymakers on Tuesday called for an early solution to the escalating U.S.-China trade war and warned of the potential damage to global growth in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to slap new tariffs on China.

Japan, China seek to restart, expand FX swap line in sign of warming ties

Aug 21 2018

TOKYO Japan and China are in talks to resume a currency swap arrangement between their central banks and expand it roughly 10-fold, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, in a sign of warming ties between Asia's two biggest economies.

Top FX diplomat to be reappointed as Japan navigates global trade hazards

Jul 13 2018

TOKYO Japan will reappoint career bureaucrat Masatsugu Asakawa as its top currency diplomat, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday, maintaining the status quo at a time of global trade turbulence.

Japan to name Toshihide Endo as top financial regulator this month: source

Jul 06 2018

TOKYO Japan will appoint career bureaucrat Toshihide Endo as its top financial regulator within the month, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday, in a move widely expected to see the continuation of reforms to the country's financial sector.

Japan eyes Kim-Abe summit but abductees' families urge caution

Jun 14 2018

TOKYO Japan is eyeing a meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, government sources said on Thursday, while the foreign minister said a summit would have to bring results on the issue of Japanese abducted by Pyongyang.

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