BOJ to maintain policy until CPI shows gains

The Bank of Japan will maintain its policy of keeping interest rates at almost zero and pumping cash into the economy until core consumer prices show stable gains, central bank Governor Toshihiko Fukui said on Tuesday 15 February.

The bank will keep the policy until core consumer prices, excluding fresh food, stop falling at least for a few months and the bank is sure they won't resume sliding, Fukui said on Tuesday at the budget committee of the lower house of parliament in Tokyo.

``We will