Bank of Japan Decides to Continue Money Easing Plan

Proverbial printing presses persist


The Bank of Japan on Friday decided to hold its monetary easing plan unchanged while also maintaining its economic assessment.

At the end of a two-day meeting of the nine-member Policy Board led by Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, the central bank said it will keep the target for the monetary base expansion at an annual pace of JPY 60-70 trillion.