• Kyodo News


U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke will deliver a speech in Tokyo on May 26, the Bank of Japan said Tuesday.

The U.S. central bank chief, who last visited Japan in February 2008, will speak at an international conference hosted by the BOJ. His speech will be on the roles of central banks under globalization, the BOJ said.

He is also expected to exchange opinions with BOJ Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa and other financial officials on a range of issues concerning the international economy and finance.

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