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18.May.24 2:39 AM

A Potential Funding Source for Government Initiatives?

The Bank of Japan has no immediate plans to sell its vast ETF holdings, but these holdings are drawing attention as a potential source of revenue for government initiatives. The central bank's decision on the future of these holdings will depend on government plans for utilizing the potential proceeds.
17.May.24 9:56 PM

Japan's Real Wages Decline Despite Inflation, Signaling Economic Challenges

Japan's inflation-adjusted real wages have fallen for 24 consecutive months with a 2.5% decrease in March, showing a faster decline than the previous month. Despite early signs of economic improvement with rising wages and inflation, workers' earnings are still struggling to keep up with the increasing costs of living, posing challenges for policymakers trying to boost salaries and achieve a positive economic cycle.
17.May.24 8:41 PM

Dow Jones Hits 40,000 as Stock Market Reaches Record Highs Amid Economic Data

The Dow Jones industrial average surpassed the 40,000 level for the first time, while a global stock index achieved a third consecutive record intraday high fueled by optimism around U.S. interest rate cuts and robust earnings. Despite some fluctuations, the market saw positive movements driven by data showing a decrease in consumer price inflation, lower jobless claims, and increased U.S. import prices.
17.May.24 5:16 AM

Rep. Massie Introduces Bill to Abolish Federal Reserve Following Twitter Poll

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) introduced a bill to abolish the Federal Reserve following a poll of his followers on X, formerly Twitter. The bill, titled the Federal Reserve Board Abolition Act, aims to dismantle the Federal Reserve System by abolishing its Board of Governors and banks, and repealing the 1913 Federal Reserve Act.
17.May.24 3:18 AM

The Philippine Central Bank Signals Possible Interest Rate Cut in August

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) hinted at the potential for cutting interest rates in August, which has been driven by recent inflation and growth figures. Despite keeping its policy rate constant in its latest meeting, the central bank may consider a rate reduction soon, with forecasts showing a positive inflation outlook and a government-set growth target for the year.