Japan’s Kan: Govt wants BOJ to support economy

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TOKYO, Feb 2 (BestGrowthStock) – Finance Minister Naoto Kan said on
Tuesday the government wants the Bank of Japan to have an
appropriate and flexible monetary policy to support the economy.

“The Bank of Japan has been taking measures to end
deflation,” Kan, who is also deputy prime minister, said in
parliament.

But he added: “The government should not mention specific
measures the Bank of Japan should take.”

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(Reporting by Hideyuki Sano and Stanley White)

Japan’s Kan: Govt wants BOJ to support economy