• Kyodo


Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Friday the bank has “ample space” for additional monetary easing, reminding the market that further stimulus is possible despite the central bank’s decision to stand pat last month.

“There is no doubt that ample space for additional easing” remains in terms of quantity, quality and the interest rate, the BOJ chief said in a speech, pointing to moves in overseas economies as “the most important risk factor.”

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