Further statements from the Bank of Japan’s (BoJ) Governor Kuroda is crossing the wires.
A rate hike from the US Federal Reserve does not necessarily require a response move from the BoJ.
The BoJ is watching knock-on risks from trade frictions and Brexit proceedings carefully.
The Fed’s path of rate hikes reflects the health and robustness of the domestic US economy.
The point of July’s move was to continue their current easing strategy.