BoJ's Haru sees chance to lift super-loose policy

Hidehiko Haru, one of the Bank of Japan's nine policy board members said the BoJ sees the possibility of lifting its four-and-half-year long ultra-loose monetary policy in early 2006, but cautioned that the move would not be rushed.

'The possibility is now rising that (the year-on-year change in) the nationwide core consumer price index will come to around zero or start posting a rise by around the year-end with the ongoing economic recovery helping to push Japan out of a decade-long (period o