• Bloomberg


The Bank of Japan is expected to expand a low-interest lending facility for industries, with a decision possible as soon as next month, sources familiar with the central bank’s discussions said.

The program established by previous Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa in 2010 may be boosted by about ¥1 trillion from the current ¥5.5 trillion, according to the sources, who asked not be named because the discussions were private.

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