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  • JAPANESE YEN EXTENDS GAINS AGAINST US DOLLAR TO 102.82.

  • Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan

    Derek Halpenny, Bank of Tokyo-MUFJ, shares his thoughts on the Bank of Japan's decision to provide smaller-than-expected monetary easing.

  • LONDON, July 29- The yen jumped on Friday and the biggest rise in Japanese government bond yields in years lifted sovereign borrowing costs around the world, after the Bank of Japan's latest measures to boost growth and inflation fell short of investor expectations. Japan's Nikkei rose, and European indices rose on the back of better-than-expected results...

  • The dollar last traded at 103.28 yen, down 1.8 percent. Spot gold eased by 0.1 percent at $1,333.33 an ounce at 0740 GMT, on track for its second straight session of monthly gains, and was headed for its first weekly gain in three. "Maybe at this moment, the BOJ's decision is a bit supportive for gold," said Dominic Schnider of UBS Wealth Management in Hong Kong.

  • MANILA, Philippines— Asian markets were mixed Friday after the Bank of Japan announced a modest expansion of its lavish monetary stimulus to perk up sluggish growth, sending the Japanese stock index up. In Southeast Asia, the stock indices of Indonesia and Malaysia were up, but Singapore's and Philippines' were down. The Bank of Japan ended a policy meeting Friday...

  • BOJ Disappoints

    BOJ needs to manage not just expectations but its ability to impact the market, says Capital Link International CEO, Brett McGonegal.

  • TOKYO, July 29- The dollar fell more than a full yen on Friday to extend its losses on the day to more than two percent at one point after the Bank of Japan's stimulus fell short of market expectations.

  • The Bank of Japan (BOJ) headquarters stands in this aerial photograph taken in Tokyo, Japan.

    The Bank of Japan pledged to increase purchases of exchange-traded funds but kept interest rates steady on Friday.

  • BOJ Decision

    The market had its hopes up that the BOJ would expand JGB buying but that did not happen, explains WisdomTree Japan KK's CEO, Jesper Koll.

  • DOLLAR/YEN FALLS MORE THAN FULL YEN AFTER BOJ, DOWN 2 PCT ON DAY.

  • BOJ

    The BOJ may decide to increase asset purchases but not change interest rates at its latest meeting, says StanChart's chief economist for Asia, David Mann.

  • Japan aims a lot of firepower at keeping its currency weak, but a stronger yen might be just what it really needs, said Saxo Bank's CIO Steen Jakobsen.

  • TOKYO, July 29- The yen firmed in jumpy market conditions on Friday, spiking to a 2 1/ 2- week high against the dollar as investors braced for the possibility that the Bank of Japan's expected easing steps will disappoint market participants hoping for more radical measures. The BOJ usually announces its policy decisions around noon in Tokyo, although the bank...

  • TOKYO, July 29- The dollar fell more than 1 percent against the yen in Asia early on Friday, touching as low as 103.30 yen in a nervous trade ahead of the Bank of Japan's policy decision expected later in the day.

  • DOLLAR/YEN FALLS MORE THAN 1 PCT IN EARLY ASIAN TRADE.

  • *Wall St rebounds after disappointing Ford Motor results. NEW YORK, July 28- U.S. stocks mostly rose on Thursday in anticipation of results from tech heavyweights Alphabet and Amazon.com, while the yen eased after Reuters reported the Bank of Japan was considering expanding monetary stimulus to address signs of weak inflation. Expectations of further...

  • US DOLLAR GAINS AGAINST JAPANESE YEN TO U.S.

  • LONDON, July 28- The dollar fell against the yen on Thursday as expectations faded that the Bank of Japan would deliver the radical stimulus package some had expected this week, and after the U.S. The dollar fell 0.7 percent to 104.72 yen. "There are wide expectations for some action from the BOJ tomorrow, but there's huge variance around those expectations," said...

  • LONDON, July 28- The dollar took its biggest tumble in almost two months on Thursday and stocks crept to nine-month highs as cautious sounds from the U.S. Federal Reserve left the focus firmly on Japan's next round of money-printing measures. The yen, meanwhile, notched its fourth rise in six days as news that Tokyo had unveiled a surprisingly large 28 trillion yen...

  • LONDON, July 28- The dollar fell against the yen on Thursday as expectations faded of the Bank of Japan delivering the radical stimulus package some had expected this week, and after the U.S. Japan's prime minister unveiled a surprisingly large 28 trillion yen stimulus package on Wednesday, putting pressure on the central bank to match it with aggressive...