Bank of Japan balancing wages, inflation challenges

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July 12, 2022

Markets will need to wait patiently for the Bank of Japan to finally move out of negative interest rates, says Natixis . . .

TOKYO -- Potential termination of the negative interest rate policy by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) has suddenly emerged on investors' radar screens, with BoJ Governor Ueda saying in a recent interview with the Yomiuri newspaper that the possibility of having enough evidence of a sustainable wage increase by the end of this year is not zero.