IMF official calls for Japan deflation deadline

US - A top International Monetary Fund (IMF) and former Japan Finance Ministry official said on Friday the Bank of Japan should set a deadline to end deflation and stop a cycle of falling prices in the world's second largest economy.

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IMF Deputy Managing Director Shigemitsu Sugisaki said in an address at New York's Japan Society that even though the BOJ is operating in unchartered territory with its ultra-easy monetary policy, it has not run out of ammunition to

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