Thursday, April 24, 2014   

Bank of Japan stays the course
(02-18 11:47)

The Bank of Japan held off launching further monetary easing measures, following weak growth data, which has exacerbated fears about the economic impact of an April sales tax rise.
In a unanimous decision, the BoJ said it would keep its massive easing program in place, while tweaking a loan scheme to banks.--AFP
   
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