The Bank of Japan added itself to the list of central banks making huge bond purchases in an effort to curb changes to the market happening as a consequence of Covid-19 outbreak.
According to QuickTake by Bloomberg:
The Bank of Japan’s bond purchases are part of several unscheduled measures aimed at reducing the economic impact of Covid-19.QuickTake by Bloomberg YouTube Channel
What do you think? Will measures like those taken by the BOJ and the Fed in the US work to curb the problems surfaced by coronavirus? Or, will we see recession globally after the huge and sudden enforced market shocks which are unfolding around the World? Leave a moderated, public comment, below.
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Japan is divided into 47 administrative prefectures and eight traditional regions. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.4 million residents.
Japan is a great power and a member of numerous international organizations, including the United Nations (since 1956), the OECD, and the G7. Japan is a leader in the automotive and electronics industries.