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August 12, 2016

How about lending foreign reserve deposit to Japanese banks?

  1. Soaring Japanese banks dollar borrowing costs due to QQE with a negative interest rate and financial regulation enhancement
  2. Influence of change in dollar fund supply operation decided by BOJ in July
  3. How about lending foreign reserve deposit to Japanese banks?

April 7, 2016

BOJ’s NIRP Opens a Pandora’s Box

  1. BOJ’s Negative Interest Rate Policy Opens a Pandora’s Box
  2. While the BOJ wants to further reduce the negative interest rate, will they get the public understanding ?
  3. (Photos) Cherry Blossoms at the imperial palace in Tokyo last Sunday

March 7,2016

The North Wind and the Sun

  1. At the introduction of NIRP, the BOJ put the emphasis on surprise effect without paying much attention to potential confusion in the market
  2. Japanese banks are facing a serious decline in margins
  3. "The North Wind and the Sun": NIRP which has a chilling effect on consumer spending in Japan

January 27,2016

Corporations are not asking the BOJ for additional easing

  1. The Bank of Japan branch managers' meeting and regional economy
  2. Corporations are not asking the BOJ for additional easing 3. What we need for Japan are structural reform and innovation

January 6,2016

Is the glass already half full of water?

  1. Why didn't the Bank of Japan fire the monetary bazooka in 2015?
  2. Is the glass already half full of water?
  3. (Digression) London's Brick Lane with award-winning curry houses
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