The reactions to today's 'as expected' announcement from the Bank of Japan are coming.

Here's mine

More from Bloomberg:

  • The Bank of Japan kept its record stimulus unchanged on Wednesday amid growing speculation that signs of a recession will press it to act at the end of the month.


  • kept monetary policy steady on Wednesday, preferring to save its limited options while hoping that a tight job market will lift wages and consumption enough to offset the pain from China's economic slowdown

FT (gated):

  • forty two per cent of economists surveyed by Bloomberg believe the BoJ will add to its already huge bond-buying programme later this month, after a meeting on October 30.


And ... stay tuned .. Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda begins his press conference at 0630GMT