Tanigaki urges BOJ to keep injecting liquidity

Japan's Finance Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki expressed a cautious position on the chances of the Bank of Japan lowering its current account balance target from the present level, and called on the central bank to keep injecting ample liquidity.

"It's an issue to be decided by the BOJ at its Policy Board meetings," Tanigaki told reporters, when asked whether the BOJ could consider lowering the target, as hinted Wednesday by BOJ Policy Board member Miyako Suda.

"Japan has yet to overcome deflation