Japan’s monetary base was 93.02 trillion yen in February, up 12.6 percent from a year earlier and rising for the 25th consecutive month, the Bank of Japan said Tuesday.

The monetary base — cash in circulation plus money in current accounts held by banks at the BOJ — grew 13.4 percent in January.

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