February 6 2018, 22:00 JST

We expect BoJ to taper its ETF purchases in 2019


After 2 days of equity market declines, Governor Kuroda was careful to maintain a reassuring tone when he spoke in the parliament on February 6. However, unless the equity market downturn becomes prolonged, we think the BoJ will start to hint at tapering BoJ's equity ETF purchases to prepare the market for an eventual tapering in 2019.

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