BOJ reportedly eyeing tweaks to bond-buying operations

Author: Justin Low | Category: Central Banks

According to Reuters


  • BOJ said to be considering changing its bond-buying operations
  • To focus more on the way it times such purchases
  • But is in no rush to introduce such tweaks
  • Will scrutinise market conditions to ensure stability and not trigger excessive volatility
  • The move aims at allowing the govt debt market to better reflect fundamentals
ForexLive
The BOJ will be announcing their latest monetary policy decision later this Wednesday but are expected to leave things as they are. As for their bond-buying operations, it's not the first time lately that they're playing around - or considering to do so - with it.

They already tweaked the purchase sizes and frequency back in September. Unless it's a massive tweak that can be attributed to a strong tapering of purchases, markets are not likely to react much on this.

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