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Slowing Down of Inflation May Make it Difficult for BOJ to Achieve its Target

Slowing Down of Inflation May Make it Difficult for BOJ to Achieve its Target

In the month of August the inflation in Japan lost a little more pace than was expected. This highlighted the risks which face Haruhiko Kuroda the Governor of Bank of Japan in his effort to push inflation to 2 percent.

BOJ Maintains an Unchanged Monetary Policy

BOJ Maintains an Unchanged Monetary Policy

On Thursday the Bank of Japan (BOJ) abstained from any new announcement that hinted at fresh stimulus. Despite signs of recovery and growing expectations the third-biggest economy of the world is still maintaining a careful attitude.

Though Wages in Japan Increase But It’s not Enough to Beat Inflation

Though Wages in Japan Increase But It’s not Enough to Beat Inflation

The average wage in Japan increased during the month of July at a rate that is the maximum since 1997. This growth has supported the consumers to deal with the increasing cost of living as prices and taxes increase as a result of the efforts of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe trying to fight the deflation. This rise is surely a boost for the third largest economy in the world.

First dengue fever outbreak in 70 years in Japan

First dengue fever outbreak in 70 years in Japan

Japan is engaging its first episode of dengue fever in just about 70 years, with no less than 22 individuals affirmed as being infected.

The health service said the cases were accepted to have been contracted by visitors to Tokyo's prominent Yoyogi Park.

A flare-up of dengue fever was last recorded in Japan in 1945.

The Economy of Japan Shows Signs Of Weakness and Stagnation

The Economy of Japan Shows Signs Of Weakness and Stagnation

Some signs of weakness in the economy as stagnation were revealed as the house hold spending as well as the output from factories in Japan remained flat in the month of July.

On Friday an official data showed that consumer inflation remained indifferent at 3.3% from the figure seen in June.

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