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Bitcoin Price Remains Steady amid Hawkish Decision by BoJ, All Eyes on Fed

Bitcoin forms a “Golden Cross” pattern on the technical charts suggesting a bullish price actions going ahead. The world’s largest cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) has been consolidating around $34,400 levels recently with the Bank of Japan (BoJ) recently deciding to soften its grip on the “yield curve control” program. On Tuesday, the central bank maintained the short-term policy rate at -0.1%, preserving its policy of negative interest rates. Nevertheless, the BOJ indicated that it would...

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Bank of Japan Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged, Experts Share Concerns

Analysts believe that Bank of Japan would soon face pressure to raise interest rates and reverse from its loose monetary conditions. On Friday, September 22, Japan’s central bank decided to leave its interest rates unchanged amid “extremely high uncertainties”, and continue with its ultra-loose policy. Following its September meeting, the Bank of Japan confirmed its decision to keep short-term interest rates at -0.1%. The central bank also set a target to limit the yield on 10-year...

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Japanese Government to Create Panel to Explore Digital Yen

While there is a plan to set up a panel in April, the Japanese government is also launching a pilot program for the digital yen in the same month. As the race for digital currencies intensifies, the Japanese government is considering launching a panel to examine the practicality of the digital yen. The Finance Ministry is reportedly considering creating an expert panel in April to examine the feasibility of issuing the digital yen. Since the Bank of Japan began research on CBDC in 2020,...

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Bitcoin Price Rebounds 3% as Stocks Get Jolt from Fed, BOJ

Bitcoin (BTC) price rebounds after central banks of several countries announced their support to markets and promised to provide the help needed to protect the global economy.Seems that after suffering losses, markets have started recovering. A prime example of this recovery is Bitcoin that reached 3.2% in daily gains on March 2. Still being down from earlier highs of $8,900, Bitcoin is trading at $8,797.68 at the moment of writing. Notably, Bitcoin price rebounds after the last week’s 14...

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Chinese Stocks Plunged in February on Account of Coronavirus, Markets Bounce Back

On account of the coronavirus outbreak, China’s manufacturing output has plunged to record lows in February as several factories were shut down. Central banks across the globe are willing to take corrective measures to ensure financial stability.The Chinese economic outlook is turning from bad to worse over the rising number of infected coronavirus cases, the Chinese stocks fell drastically. Last month, the Chinese government asked all companies and manufacturing units to shut down their...

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Bank of England and Five Other Central Banks to Assess Benefits of CBDC

It has become known that United Kingdom premier Boris Johnson’s government has lost its first parliamentary votes since the snap general election because the House of Lords applied three defeats over Brexit legislation.The upper chamber voted in favor of giving physical documents as proof of their right to stay to EU citizens who live in the UK to be, once the country has left the bloc. On January 17, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said that the country will not...

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Market Analysts Forecast International Stocks over U.S. Stocks in 2020

Knowledge of the U.S. stock markets has shown that over the last decade, there has been consistent growth in general, ensuring that the market remains one of the best places to invest since 2010. However, if strategists and market analysts are to be believed, the U.S. market could soon lose the superiority it currently enjoys.In the last ten years, U.S. stocks have been impressive, especially as international stocks, on the other hand, have sorely disappointed its players. The S&P 500,...

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