The Bank of Japan in February considered both easing and tightening its monetary policy to help boost the ailing economy, according to minutes of the BOJ’s Monetary Policy Meeting released March 18.

The minutes summarize discussions at the Feb. 13 meeting of the six-member Policy Board, which unanimously decided to keep the central bank’s ultra-easy monetary policy unchanged.

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