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Bank of Japan policy change prompted rare request for government pause

TOKYO, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Government officials who attended the Bank of Japan’s policy meeting in December were granted a half-hour adjournment to contact their ministries, minutes show, pointing out the importance of the central bank’s decision to change its bond market peg. In Dec. At the 19-20 meeting, the BOJ maintained its ultra-loose monetary …

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Consumer inflation in Japanese capital rises at fastest pace in 40 years

Tokyo Nov core CPI up 3.6% vs. f’cast +3.5% Tokyo CPI stays above BOJ’s 2% target for 6th consecutive month Data point to widening inflationary pressures TOKYO, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Core consumer prices in Japan’s capital, a leading indicator of national trends, rose at their fastest annual rate in 40 years in November and …

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