Japan PM Kan: Will discuss if stimulus steps needed

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TOKYO, Aug 17 (BestGrowthStock) – Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan
said on Tuesday he will discuss with relevant ministers whether
there is a need to come up with additional economic stimulus
measures.

When asked whether he will meet Bank of Japan Governor
Masaaki Shirakawa next Monday, he told reporters: “We have been
communicating with the BOJ in various ways as needed. We hope to
continue communicating as necessary with the central bank.”
(Reporting by Rie Ishiguro; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

Japan PM Kan: Will discuss if stimulus steps needed