Hayami - To continue to do utmost to stabilize mkt

JAPAN - The Bank of Japan will continue to do its utmost to stabilize the financial markets, BOJ Governor Masaru Hayami said at Thursday's meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy, according to a government official, underscoring the BOJ's efforts to ensure financial stability ahead of fiscal year-end in March.

The BOJ governor said the central bank will do its best to spread the effects of its super-easy monetary policy throughout the nation's financial markets, the government off