BOJ's Fukui upbeat on Japanese economy

Bank of Japan Governor Toshihiko Fukui told a quarterly meeting of branch managers on Monday 18 October that Japan's economic recovery is on track as structural reforms continue but record global oil prices require "close attention".

"The Japanese economy will continue to recover and is expected to gain stronger momentum," Bank of Japan Governor Toshihiko Fukui said at the start of a quarterly meeting of branch managers.

"The nation's economy continues to recover," Mr Fukui told the central ban