Kuroda’s Journey From Shock-And-Awe to Bond Market Fine-Tuning

  • BOJ shifts focus to yield curve, resists calls for bold moves
  • Analysts urge Abe to step up as central bank options dwindle

BOJ Shifts Policy Framework: What Does It Mean?

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda stormed onto the global stage back in 2013 with the subtlety of a Metallica concert, electrifying markets with a shock-and-awe monetary expansion powered by increased purchases of Japanese government bonds.

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