Interview with Bank of Japan's Fukui

In an interview with Reuters, published on Wednesday 24 January, Bank of Japan governor Toshihiko Fukui said he is not sure how quickly board members can agree on lifting rates.

According to the interview, Fukui says he is uncertain whether a difference between those who voted for keeping rates steady and those who wanted them to rise would narrow soon.

"An interest rate level that more closely reflects the real state of the economy would stimulate reallocation of resources, promote innovation and

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