BOJ’s bond buying plan in spotlight as yields rise
... investors sold 242.6 billion $2 billion of bonds to the central bank. It's unlikely that the BOJ will keep purchases unchanged, with an increase in 5 to 10 years almost certain, and even a slight boost to superlong bonds won't come as a surprise, said Takafumi Yamawaki , head of local rates and currencies research at JPMorgan Securities Japan Co. in Tokyo. The rise in overseas yields exerts upward pressure on super long JGB yields, and the recent steepening seems to be detrimental to the BOJ 's policy of ...
Updated: 03/30/2022
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