BoJ's Haru urges caution on rate moves

Bank of Japan board member Hidehiko Haru said on Thursday 1 June that the central bank need not end its zero interest policy too fast, and must avoid surprising markets.

"From here, we will cautiously determine the timing of ending zero rates and gradually adjust rates to levels in line with economic and price developments," he said.

"But basically the current situation is such that we do not need to make a judgment in haste, and we can act with some latitude."

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