BOJ's Fukui signals confidence in US economy

Bank of Japan governor Toshihiko Fukui on Thursday 12 April repeated his optimism over the U.S. economy, saying it has a "high probability" of achieving a healthy slowdown despite signs of moderating business investment and high inflation rates.

Toshihiko Fukui, meanwhile, sounded nonchalant about the euro's climb against the yen. At a time when market volatility is fading gradually, commenting specifically on stocks, bonds or currencies "is not necessarily beneficial," Fukui told reporters at