BoJ Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged
The Bank of Japan kept its pledge to increase the monetary base at an annual pace of about 80 trillion yen at its October 30th meeting.
In a short statement publishing in its website, policymakers also decided by an 8-1 vote to purchase exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and Japan real estate investment trusts (J-REITs) so that their amounts outstanding will increase at an annual paces of about 3 trillion yen and about 90 billion yen respectively.
As for CP and corporate bonds, the Bank will maintain their amounts outstanding at about 2.2 trillion yen and about 3.2 trillion yen respectively.
10/30/2015 4:54:44 AM