• Kyodo


The Bank of Japan kicked off a two-day policy meeting Monday where it may consider revising down its assessment of overseas economies amid a Chinese slowdown.

The meeting came as the BOJ faces increasing market pressure for further monetary easing, with domestic inflation remaining weak due to declining crude oil prices.

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