Hideo Hayakawa is a Senior Fellow at Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research and a former Bank of Japan Executive Director

  • He says he is expecting another tweak to yield curve control at the b-jj meeting on July 27 and 28
  • thinks widening the band around zero for the 10 year Japanese Government Bond to 1% (from currently 0.5%) is the policy 'tweak' being considered



Japanese media report the BOJ is likely to raise its FY2023 inflation forecast above 2%