BOJ, govt closer on economic policy says Takenaka

Japan's government and central bank now have closer ties, Economics and Financial Services Minister Heizo Takenaka said on Monday, 7 June citing a recent agreement among policymakers that by some views demands more accountability from the Bank of Japan.

Takenaka quoted a policy statement, agreed to last month by government ministers and BOJ Governor Toshihiko Fukui, which said the BOJ should implement policy in line with the government's growth target and indicate a clear plan towards ending

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