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Japanese Economy

Bank of Japan –
The end of easy policy

Below you'll find all our key analysis about how above-target inflation has led to Japan's first interest rate hike in over 16 years, and the implications for domestic and global financial markets.

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Ultra-loose policy ends but tightening cycle unlikely 

Read our response to the BoJ’s historic – but ultimately limited – policy move

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