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Yen Falls as Traders Anticipate More Stimulus from Bank of Japan …

The Japanese yen slipped today versus the US dollar and the euro today as Forex traders were concerned that the Bank of Japan will continue expanding its asset purchase program to counter deflation . The BoJ made a … [...]

Stock.ly – Calafia Beach Pundit: Japan Gets Serious About Fighting …

Typically, forex intervention is not very effective at changing a currency's value, since most intervention [...]

Calafia Beach Pundit: Japan gets serious about fighting deflation

Japan gets serious about fighting deflation . This chart shows the Japanese Yen/US Dollar exchange rate since the beginning of last year. What stands out this past month is the sharp depreciation of the yen, which has … [...]

Japan gets serious about fighting deflation

The chart also shows the origin of the deflation that has plagued the Japanese economy for so long. That's in the middle portion of the chart where I've highlighted the fact that the BoJ allowed zero net expansion of bank reserves from 1990 … [...]