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BOJ says it will trim buying in super-long JGBs in October

TOKYO The Bank of Japan announced on Friday it plans to trim buying in Japanese government bonds with more than ten years to maturity in its initial market operation in October.

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Ex-U.S. Treasury chief Summers welcomes BOJ's yield curve, inflation targets 6:44am BST

TOKYO The Bank of Japan's decision to target the yield curve and allow consumer prices to overshoot its 2 percent goal are welcome steps in Japan's long battle to encourage inflation, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said.

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Some BOJ board members had doubts on policy overhaul: meeting summary 6:42am BST

TOKYO Bank of Japan policymakers engaged in heated debate on the feasibility of overhauling its massive stimulus programme with some board members doubting whether it would enhance flexibility of monetary policy, a summary of opinions at the central bank's September rate review showed on Friday.

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Ex-U.S. Treasury chief Summers welcomes BOJ's yield curve, inflation targets 6:42am BST

TOKYO The Bank of Japan's decision to target the yield curve and allow consumer prices to overshoot its 2 percent goal are welcome steps in Japan's long battle to encourage inflation, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said.

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Market won't play ball with BOJ's new rate regime 6:21am BST

TOKYO Bond buyers are already testing the credibility of the Bank of Japan's new monetary policy framework, pushing 10-year yields below its zero percent target and giving the bank few palatable options to bring them back on track.

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Market won't play ball with BOJ's new rate regime 6:18am BST

TOKYO Bond buyers are already testing the credibility of the Bank of Japan's new monetary policy framework, pushing 10-year yields below its zero percent target and giving the bank few palatable options to bring them back on track.