Bank of Japan Governor Ueda appoints new head to monetary policy development department

The Bank of Japan has a new head of the department that oversees the drafting of central bank policy.

Kazuhiro Masaki is described as an expert on monetary policy with
experience in market operations. He is the newly appointed head of the monetary affairs department:

  • in addition to help form monetary policy ideas, it prepares drafts of speeches for the bank’s board members, including the governor and deputy governors
  • Masaki replaces Koji Nakamura
  • Masaki was previously a senior staff member of the
  • was involved in many of the BOJ’s key monetary
    policy shifts including the introduction of negative interest
    rates and yield curve control in 2016

This article was written by Eamonn Sheridan at Source