• Bloomberg


Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa said Monday the economy will keep expanding, playing down concern it may fall into a recession.

“Economic growth will probably keep decelerating for the time being but return to a moderate expansionary path thereafter,” Shirakawa said in a speech at the central bank’s quarterly branch managers meeting in Tokyo.

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