Fukui says BoJ will 'carefully watch' markets

Bank of Japan governor Toshihiko Fukui told a parliamentary hearing on Tuesday 13 June that the central bank will "carefully watch" the impact of financial markets on the real economy.

Fukui also said in front of the financial affairs committee of the upper house that the BoJ thinks the Japanese economy has been showing "well-balanced growth" and will continue "sustained growth."

"The global economy is expanding steadily and is expected to continue to expand," he said.

Fukui also said "there is