More dynamic BOJ sees off media critics

Senior BOJ staff professes themselves pleased with the public relations impact of the more active communications strategy followed since Toshihiko Fukui took over from Hayami-san as governor in March. "Even Yomiuri Shimbun has stopped criticizing us," they say. Fukui's immediate action in calling a meeting of the monetary policy board only a few days after coming to office was followed up by TV coverage of a dinner attended by the Governor where he took part in a live debate on Public TV. This

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