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Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa said Monday he does not think the Bank of Japan is considering purchasing foreign bonds as a means of boosting liquidity in the money market.

“I have not been asked to give advice on that and I have not heard any information,” Shiokawa told a news conference.

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