Japan's PM Abe expects BoJ to support growth

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told parliament Monday 2 October that he expects the Bank of Japan to support growth through its policies as the economy continues to emerge from deflation.

Abe, who has vowed to accelerate government reforms launched under his predecessor, Junichiro Koizumi, also told a plenary session of the lower house that there would be "no fiscal reform without economic growth," stressing the need to ensure sustained growth while enforcing spending cuts.

"The government

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