The Nikkei (EWJ) falls 1.4% and the USD-JPY (FXY) is -0.6% after the BOJ announced no new steps...

|By:, SA News Editor
The Nikkei (EWJ) falls 1.4% and the USD-JPY (FXY) is -0.6% after the BOJ announced no new steps to curb the volatility in the bond market. Yields on Japanese 10-year bonds are up 3 bps to 0.88%. Real estate stocks were also hit by the BOJ not adding to its purchases of REITs. Hong Kong shares dropped 1.3% ahead of a holiday tomorrow and the re-opening of mainland Chinese exchanges on Thursday. India is -1.4%.