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The Bank of Japan is the central bank of Japan. According to its charter, the missions of the Bank of Japan are the issuance and management of banknotes, implementation of monetary policy, and providing settlement services and ensuring the stability of the financial system.   The organization is also engaged in Treasury and government securities-related operations, international activities, and compilation of data, economic analyses and research activities.

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A stack of Australian one dollar coins stand on a U.S. one dollar note in this photo illustration taken in Sydney July 27, 2011. Australian consumer prices rose by more than expected last quarter while underlying inflation proved alarmingly high, reviving
Australian Dollar Outlook – December 19, 2014

By Bellfx

The Australian Dollar has made back some of yesterday's post FOMC losses, currently trading around 0.8160. (11:03 am)

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Japan's Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Shinzo Abe speaks during a debate session with seven other party leaders ahead of the December 14 lower house election in Tokyo December 1, 2014. Abe said on Monday he wants th
Hoax Alert: Japan Didn’t Declare Filipina News Reader ‘Persona Non Grata’

By IBTimes AU

Like the fake news that Malia Obama is pregnant, Japan did not declare ABS-CBN news reader Korina Sanchez a "persona non grata" for saying on air that super typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) should spare the Philippines and hit Japan instead. (Dec 09)

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A man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average (top C) and various countries' stock indices, as passers-by walk past outside a brokerage in Tokyo April 16, 2014.
Tokyo Encourages Kids to Invest in Stock Market With Tax-Free Incentives

By IBTimes AU

Japan is encouraging its young people to invest in the stock market through a plan to expand an existing tax-free investment program that targets citizens aged 20 and above. (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, RETAIL, NEW JERSEY, INVESTMENT

Illuminati, Masons, Secret Orders, Prophecies Shroud Pope’s Visit to Holy Land

By IBTimes AU

Pope Francis I visit to the Holy Land is being shrouded by unyielding theories on Illuminati, Masons, Secret Orders and Biblical Prophecies (May 21)

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Asian shares rise as Fed Minutes Soothe Sentiment
Asian Shares Edge up Amid Expectations for Upbeat U.S. Jobs Report

By Reuters

Asian shares edged up and the dollar held slim gains amid expectations for an upbeat U.S. payrolls report later in the session, which could show the economy shaking off a severe winter. (May 02)

MORE TOPICS: MORGAN STANLEY, MANUFACTURING, GDP, JAPAN, COPPER, EMERGING MARKETS

Asian Shares
Asian Shares Rise, Euro Faces Pressure

By Reuters

Asian shares firmed on Wednesday after earnings-fuelled gains on Wall Street, while the euro remained under pressure after weaker-than-expected German inflation data raised speculation of more easing in Europe. (Apr 30)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, FACEBOOK, JAPAN, MANAGEMENT

Asian shares rise as Fed Minutes Soothe Sentiment
Asian Shares Stutter on Ukraine Tension, Event Risk

By Reuters

Asian shares began the week under a cloud on Monday, after a dismal week on Wall Street and against the backdrop of increasing tension in Ukraine. (Apr 28)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, RETAIL SALES, JAPAN, RETAIL, UKRAINE

Nikkei Slips to New six-month Low on Wall St Slide, Ukraine Jitters
Nikkei Slips to New six-month Low on Wall St Slide, Ukraine Jitters

By Reuters

Tokyo stocks slipped to a fresh six-month low on Monday as market sentiment stayed fragile after a rocky session on Wall Street and on escalating tensions in Ukraine. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: TOYOTA, JAPAN, EARTHQUAKE, UKRAINE, MANAGEMENT, TSUNAMI

Asia Rides Wall Street Rebound, Firm Yen Hits Tokyo Stocks
Asia Rides Wall Street Rebound, Firm Yen Hits Tokyo Stocks

By Reuters

Asian shares rose in early trade on Wednesday after Wall Street reversed a three-day losing streak, but Japanese stocks dropped sharply after the yen surged on fading hopes of near-term stimulus from the Bank of Japan. (Apr 09)

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Japan tech shares slip; others relieved at U.S. jobs
Asian Shares Slump, Yen Gains as Investors Await BOJ

By Reuters

Asian stocks slumped in early trading on Tuesday as Wall Street gloom cast a shadow over the session, while caution ahead of the Bank of Japan's meeting outcome limited gains of the safe-haven yen. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, BANK OF AMERICA, MERRILL LYNCH, FIXED-INCOME, JAPAN, EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK