The $5 Trillion Quandary as Negative-Yielding Japanese Debt Doubles

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  • Nearly three-quarters of JGBs offer yields at or below zero
  • Kuroda admits adverse effects of stimulus for bank earnings

The amount of Japanese government bonds in the market offering negative yields has doubled this year to more than 600 trillion yen ($5.3 trillion) and that’s a major headache for the finance industry.

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