Semiconductor Companies Boost Asian Stock Markets Despite US Debt Dispute Concerns

Singapore Rising prices for semiconductor companies have strengthened the stock markets in Asia despite concerns about the US debt dispute. The Tokyo Nikkei Index, which comprises 225 stocks, rose by almost one percent on Monday to 31,087 points. The broader Topix index rose 0.7 percent to 2176 points. The Shanghai stock exchange was up 0.3 […]

New BoJ Governor and New Expectations in Japan’s Monetary Policy

New Governor of the Bank of Japan Kazuo Ueda Speaking to the press in Tokyo on April 10, 2023. (Photo: Kyodo/VNA) On April 9, economist Kazuo Ueda was appointed Governor Central Bank of Japan (BoJ) with a 5-year term, succeeding Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda. According to analysts, the new Governor of Ueda will face the challenge […]

Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda “There is no change” without resignation | Reuters

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda told a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Affairs on November 2 that he would not resign. Answer to Takeshi Kai (Ritsumin). The photo is Governor Kuroda at the press conference. Taken in 2020. (2022 REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon) TOKYO (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda told the House […]