BOJ's policy shift in sight in March, says paper

Bank of Japan Governor Toshihiko Fukui and senior BOJ officials are considering starting to dismantle the BOJ's ultra-easy policy as early as the March 8-9 policy board meeting, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Friday 24 February.

Although the timing of the move remains unknown, the BOJ will hold discussions in earnest on whether to scrap its so-called quantitative easing policy after the release of consumer price index data for January on March 3, the nationwide daily said.

Senior officials

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