Bank of Japan

BoJ policy reboot or tweak?

The BoJ policy adjustments, while relatively subtle at this time, have afforded it more flexibility and sustainability that should help boost confidence and address key concerns that it had run out of scope to adjust policy and may be forced to reduce policy accommodation. It helps restore confidence that the BoJ can sustain and enhance policy easing to achieve its inflation goal. It further provides guidance that it will persist with policy accommodation until it overshoots its target. It has set in place a slightly positive yield curve that helps underpin financial sector profitability.

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the world interest rates table

The World Interest Rates Table reflects the current interest rates of the main countries around the world, set by their respective Central Banks. Rates typically reflect the health of individual economies, as in a perfect scenario, Central Banks tend to rise rates when the economy is growing and therefore instigate inflation.