Market News Briefing – December 20th 2016 07:00 (GMT+1)


The Bank of Japan kept the interest rates negative at minus 0.1% and the target government bond yields to 10 years at 0%.
The bank also will continue to buy government bonds at an annual rate of 80 trillion yen.
The central bank interest rate announcement stated that the Japanese economy continues to recover at a moderate pace but raised economic forecasts regarding exports and industrial output.


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