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The new Bank of Japan governor is raising his eyebrows at the government’s reported plan to inject public funds into the stock market to keep it afloat, instead preferring to let things be decided by market forces.

“Stock prices, interest rates and foreign exchange rates should all be decided by markets,” Gov. Masaru Hayami said in a recent interview. “Markets are watching reality (and would not be fooled by an artificial fund injection).”

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