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BOJ's Kuroda flags more easing if virus impact worsens: Sankei

17 Feb 2020

TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank would consider additional rapid easing if the coronavirus outbreak significantly threatened Japan's economy and price trends, the Sankei newspaper reported on Monday.

BOJ's Kuroda flags more easing if virus impact worsens - Sankei

17 Feb 2020

TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank would consider additional rapid easing if the coronavirus outbreak significantly threatened Japan's economy and price trends, the Sankei newspaper reported on Monday.

UPDATE 1-BOJ's Kuroda flags more easing if virus impact worsens -Sankei

17 Feb 2020

* Says to ease without hesitation if virus outbreak hits economy

Coronavirus seen shaving 0.2 percentage points off Japan's 2020 GDP growth: Reuters poll

14 Feb 2020

TOKYO The coronavirus epidemic is expected to shave up to 0.2 percentage points off Japan's economic growth this year as it hits exports, factory output and tourism, a Reuters poll of analysts showed on Friday.

Japan's fourth-quarter factory output falls at fastest pace on record

31 Jan 2020

TOKYO Japan's factory output fell at the fastest pace on record in October-December amid sluggish demand at home and abroad, reinforcing views the economy likely contracted in the fourth quarter.

Japan warns about risks to economy from China virus outbreak

28 Jan 2020

TOKYO Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura warned on Tuesday that corporate profits and factory production might take a hit from the coronavirus outbreak in China that has rattled global markets and chilled confidence.

Japan warns about risks to economy from China virus outbreak

28 Jan 2020

TOKYO Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura warned on Tuesday that corporate profits and factory production might take a hit from the coronavirus outbreak in China that has rattled global markets and chilled confidence.

Japan December core consumer inflation ticks up, but far from BOJ's target

24 Jan 2020

TOKYO Japan's core consumer prices rose in December from a year earlier, data showed on Friday, nudging up from the previous month, but inflation was still well short of the central bank's elusive 2% target.

Majority say BOJ's negative rate policy has not boosted economy, prices - Reuters poll

20 Jan 2020

TOKYO The Bank of Japan's negative interest rate policy has had little positive impact on the economy and prices, over half of economists surveyed by Reuters said.

Japan household spending falls again in November, gloom may persist

10 Jan 2020

TOKYO Japanese household spending fell for a second straight month in November and by more than forecast, suggesting that a higher sales tax may weigh on private consumption for some time.

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