Bank of Japan Press Conference
Presser Following the Rate Hike
Starts Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 04:30
Updated Wednesday, January 23, 2019
The Bank of Japan will hold the usual press conference after the interest rate decision and the release of the Monetary Policy Statement as well as the BOJ Outlook Report. Governor Kuroda will be the main speaker. As head of the central bank which controls short-term interest rates, he has an important influence on the nation's currency value. Traders scrutinize his speeches as they are often used to drop subtle clues regarding future monetary policy and interest rate shifts, although not much is expected to change this time. Please follow our experienced analysts for live coverage of this event.
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About Bank of Japan Press Conference
Bank of Japan (BoJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda is regularly scheduled to issue statements regarding current issues and challenges facing monetary policy.At the BoJ Press Conference, the most recent interest rate decision is discussed as well as the aggregate economic outlook. Growth, inflation, employment, and any other pending issues that may impact Japan’s monetary policy are disclosed to the public.