Kuroda on Cruise Control Belies Risks Posed to BOJ by Trump – Bloomberg

Optimistic economic forecasts and monetary policy settings that haven’t changed since September lend an aura of calm and control to the Bank of Japan. The problem is, much of what’s been going right lately — and a lot of what could go wrong this year — are beyond its control.

Source: Kuroda on Cruise Control Belies Risks Posed to BOJ by Trump – Bloomberg

BOJ to keep policy steady, seek to allay tapering fears | Reuters

The Bank of Japan is set to keep monetary policy steady on Tuesday and seek to allay speculation of an early tapering of its massive stimulus, as recent bond market turbulence puts to the test its revamped policy framework that aims to control the yield curve.

Source: BOJ to keep policy steady, seek to allay tapering fears | Reuters