Panel recommends BOJ disclosure rules

An advisory panel on Thursday 6 July recommended that the Bank of Japan should require its top officials to disclose personal financial assets.

The new internal disclosure rules should apply to the Bank of Japan's nine board members, including its governor and two deputy governors, the panel said in a report submitted to BOJ deputy governor Toshiro Muto.

The panel also urged the BOJ to ban its executives from investing in private funds and trading in stocks.

The panel suggested the setting up of

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