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QuickTake Q&A: Why Japan’s Central Bank Targeted the Yield Curve

The Bank of Japan is seeking to control the yield curve in the latest iteration of its unprecedented stimulus efforts. Governor Haruhiko Kuroda started on his quest toward a 2 percent inflation target by announcing massive asset purchases in 2013. He expanded those in 2014, before introducing negative interest rates in January of this year. Japan is doing everything it can to pull out of deflation -- inflation below 0 percent, with prices dropping across a wide range of goods.


Analysts Are Trying to Persuade Traders That the Bank of Japan's Plan Will Fail

Yield-curve targeting could further fuel deflation, analysts fear.

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A 3-D View of a Chart That Predicts The Economic Future: The Yield Curve

A 3-D View of a Chart That Predicts The Economic Future: The Yield Curve - The New York Times

Friday September 23: Five things the markets are talking about It’s no surprise to see volatility compressed for a second day and sovereign yield curve flatten as markets and investors process this week’s central banks (FOMC and BoJ) ripple and settle on a coin toss for a December Fed hike. With the Fed on the … #volatilitycompressed. #forex. #forextradingtips. #forexfriendloan.