The Bank of Japan’s new governor, Ueda Kazuo, marks a break with tradition

The memoirs of central-bank officials are rarely bestsellers. Ueda Kazuo’s book, “Fighting Zero Interest Rates”, about his time on the Bank of Japan’s policy board, certainly wasn’t when it was published in 2005. But it began to fly off the shelves after Mr Ueda became the surprise choice to run the boj when the term […]