The Bank of Japan is determined to continue supplying funds to markets toward the end of the year to bring short-term interest rates to an appropriate level, BOJ Gov. Yasuo Matsushita said Friday.

Matsushita said short-term interest rates, especially those for one-month loans needed to meet yearend demand, have remained relatively high partly due to faltering overseas confidence in Japanese financial institutions.

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