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The Bank of Japan on Thursday further boosted the balance of deposits at current accounts held at the BOJ by commercial financial institutions to a record 14.9 trillion yen.

The balance is bigger than the previous high set in late November, when the central bank injected liquidity into the money market to contain possible turmoil in the wake of the financial woes of U.S. energy giant Enron Corp.

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