Japan to name two businessmen to BOJ board-sources

JAPAN - The Japanese government has provisionally decided to name two businessmen to the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) policy-setting board to replace members whose terms expire at the end of the month, according to sources, Reuters reports Tuesday.

Toshikatsu Fukuma, a 64-year-old counsellor at Mitsui & Co Ltd, and Hidehiko Haru, a 64-year-old executive vice president at Tokyo Electric Power Co Inc (TEPCO), will join the nine-member board, the sources said on condition of anonymity.

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