Fukui says BOJ/ govt agree on economy

Bank of Japan Governor Toshihiko Fukui said on Friday 16 April that there is no difference between the government and the central bank in their views on the Japanese economy.

"Basically there are no differences," he told reporters.

He added that the economic recovery was broadening, and also said financial markets were stable.

The BOJ upgraded its own assessment of the economy last week in its monthly report, saying domestic demand was becoming firmer. The government left its view unchanged in i