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JGB little changed ahead of 10-year auction

TOKYO, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Japanese government bonds were narrowly mixed at the start of a new month on Monday, with benchmark 10-year bonds untraded by early afternoon as investors looked to an auction the following day. While the benchmark 10-year JGBs were untraded , the 10-year JGB futures price...
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Japan Has $70 Billion Plan To Make China ‘Green’ With Envy

Japan’s central bank is raising the concept of economic “green shoots” to entirely new levels as it takes the lead to reduce the nation’s carbon footprint. Governor Haruhiko Kuroda will almost surely quibble with my suggestion the Bank of Japan is driving carbon reduction efforts. Yet when you look at the modest actions afoot in government circles, Kuroda might as well own the fact that his institution will be doing politicians’ jobs on the environment, too.
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Week ahead – Nonfarm Payrolls highlight a huge week [Video]

Global markets will go into overdrive next week, with two central bank meetings and a landslide of data coming up. The RBA will probably reverse its tapering plans amid extended lockdowns in Australia, whereas the Bank of England might strike a slightly more optimistic tone. Of course, the main event will be the US jobs report, which will determine how quickly the Fed dials back stimulus.

Dave ft Wizkid – System

British-based rapper and singer, Dave touched Africa with a refreshing banging single called, “System“. The new song, “System” also features Nigerian superstar and StarBoy Entertainment boss, Wizkid and was taking off Dave‘s upcoming project “We’re All Alone In This Together”, the project houses 12 tracks and collaborations with Stormzy, Wizkid, BOJ, and James Blake.

BoJ Noguchi: Commitment has no strong effect in changing inflation expectations

BoJ is clear on its commitment to bring inflation “stably exceeds” 2% target. But board member Asahi Noguchi criticized, “personally, I don’t think this commitment has a strong effect in changing inflation expectations”. “It may take some time, but a more realistic policy would be to maintain the current powerful...