Humans Claim Win Over Robots as BOJ's Late Decision Roils Market

  • Algorithms can be bad at interpreting fundamentals: Pianfetti
  • Topix rose 2.7%, then fell 1.9%; yen surged most in a month

BOJ's Late Policy Move Roils Markets, Boosts Yen

With every passing minute, traders became more and more anxious. No one was expecting the Bank of Japan to expand its unprecedented monetary easing, so why was it taking so long for it to announce its monetary policy decision?

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