• Bloomberg

  • SHARE

The Bank of Japan has “normalized” interest rates without hurting financial markets and should keep doing so without interference from politicians, said Kaoru Yosano, head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s fiscal reform panel.

“The Bank of Japan should decide policy independently from politics, and I want it to keep doing so,” Yosano, a former chief Cabinet secretary, said in an interview Monday in Tokyo. “We have complete trust that the bank will make an appropriate judgment.”

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW