Forex Flash: Early departure from BoJ Shirakawa marginally positive for USDJPY - Nomura (Barcelona) - After BOJ Governor Shirakawa announced he will leave his post earlier-than-expected on March 19, Nomura is out with a note to its clients saying “we have expected the new BOJ leader to embark on more aggressive easing and we think the timing of the easing is earlier now, which is marginally positive for USDJPY.”