BOJ's Muto says no set timetable on rate rise

Bank of Japan deputy governor Toshiro Muto said on Monday 5 June the central bank has no timetable for raising interest rates.

The timing of Japan's first rate hike in about six years will be dictated by the path of inflation and economic growth, Muto told international commercial bankers in Washington.

"Accommodative financial conditions resulting from fairly low interest rates can be maintained for some time. Through and beyond that ... we will adjust the level of interest rates gradually in the

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account