Fukui says govt understands BOJ's stance

Bank of Japan Governor Toshihiko Fukui said on Wednesday 7 December he thinks Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi understands the BOJ's deflation-fighting policy stance.

``I believe the prime minister and other government members understood our view, without any objections,'' Fukui said.

Fukui and two deputy Bank of Japan governors met Koizumi and other cabinet ministers to discuss economic issues. They agreed on their assessments about Japan and the global economy, Fukui said. The timing of a po