Monday, February 2, 2015   

Bank of Japan holds fire
(01-22 11:34)

The Bank of Japan held off announcing any fresh measures to stimulate the economy, saying its monetary easing blitz was winning the war on deflation.
The decision was widely expected with analysts predicting the BoJ would launch an expansion of its asset-buying plan later this year to counter the effects of an April sales tax increase.--AFP

   
Other Business breaking news:
Eurozone deflation accelerates in January (01-30 18:10)
German retail sales grow for fifth year in row: data (01-30 17:32)
Spanish economy grows by 1.4 percent in 2014: stats office (01-30 17:19)
Taiwan's economy slows in fourth quarter 2014 (01-30 17:03)
European stocks rise at open (01-30 17:02)
Hang Seng ends lower (01-30 16:16)
Honda cuts full-year profit forecast (01-30 15:14)
Japan's biggest airlines project smooth annual earnings (01-30 15:13)
Nikkei finishes higher (01-30 15:01)
Japan unemployment rate down in December (01-30 12:23)

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