As the Bank of Japan carries its zero-interest rate policy into the second year, there is no sign that the policy the BOJ itself calls abnormal will end anytime soon.

The central bank eased its monetary stance to an unprecedented level one year ago today, lowering the key short-term interest rate effectively to zero.

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