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BOJ May Hold Emergency Meet For New Loan Scheme To Combat Pandemic

Japan's $1.1 trillion stimulus package has cheap loans on offer for firms hit by a virus-related slump in sales, and Kuroda has ordered staff to prepare a scheme spurring financial institutions

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SoftBank Could Benefit As BOJ Expands Corporate Debt Buying

The BOJ has a limited amount of company bonds it can buy and Softbank is a big player in the market, with 17.2 trillion yen ($161.24 billion) of interest-bearing debt.

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Bank Of Japan Expands Stimulus Again As Pandemic Pain Deepens

BOJ boosted the maximum amount of corporate bonds and commercial paper it pledges to buy to a combined 20 trillion yen ($186 billion) from around 7 trillion yen.

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Asian Shares Gain As BOJ Eases Further; US Crude Slips

Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1.2% in early trade, taking back some of last week's 2.6% decline.

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BOJ Considering Steps To Ease Corporate Funding Strains In April

Japan had 7,693 cases of infections as of Tuesday morning, excluding those from a cruise ship quarantined in February, with 146 deaths, according to public broadcaster NHK.

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BOJ To Scale Back Some Operations Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The central bank will continue operations crucial to social infrastructure such as issuing bank notes, making monetary policy decisions and ensuring smooth settlement of funds.

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Bank Of Japan Ramps Up Asset Buying To Help Support Economy Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Japan's economic activity is likely to remain weak for the time being, mainly affected by the coronavirus outbreak," the statement read.

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Global Economic Outlook: 2020

Global recession unlikely in 2020 but growth will continue to be highly lackluster and economic environment tumultuous

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Sensex Closes Down, Makes It 5th Day In A Row

Market stayed in a bearish territory as the Sensex lost for the fifth day on Tuesday to end at a fresh two-weak low of 26,308 and the Nifty slipped below the key 8,100-mark, hit by geopolitical worries following attacks in Europe

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Bank Of Japan Keeps Policy On Hold, Brightens View Of Economy

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and took a more upbeat view of the economy on Tuesday, reinforcing market expectations that its future policy direction could be an increase - not a cut - in interest rates

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Bank Of Japan Maintains Negative Interest Rate At 0.1%

Bank of Japan decides to adopt a target for long-term interest rates in an overhaul of its massive stimulus programme

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Sensex, Nifty Fall; Fed, BOJ Outcomes Awaited

The consensus is that the Fed will leave interest rates unchanged, but investors are looking for commentary and guidance for the next interest rate hike

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BOJ Eases Policy With Modest Increase In ETF Buying

Central bank maintained its base money target at 80 trillion yen ($775 billion) as well as the pace of purchases for other assets including Japanese government bonds

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Abe's Plan For $265 Billion In Stimulus Puts Pressure On Bank of Japan

The earlier-than-expected announcement to boost the flagging economy sends Japanese and other Asian stock markets higher

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The Yen As A Safe Haven: A Familiar But Painful Refrain For Japan

The yen has appreciated sharply due to a perceived rise in global risk at least a dozen times since the mid-1990s, a study by the International Monetary Fund in 2013 showed

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