An electronic stock indicator at a securities company in Tokyo. The BOJ holds more than 75 per cent of exchange-traded funds and 45 per cent of government debt. Photo: AP
William Pesek
Opinion

Opinion

William Pesek

Why the Bank of Japan could still shock markets

Central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda is realising that quantitative easing may be damaging investor and business psychology, and he may get the opportunity to tighten monetary policy should Prime Minister Shinzo Abe step down because of deepening political woes

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An electronic stock indicator at a securities company in Tokyo. The BOJ holds more than 75 per cent of exchange-traded funds and 45 per cent of government debt. Photo: AP
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