Tokyo finally nominates deputy

The Japanese government has nominated Hirohide Yamaguchi for the role of deputy governor at the central bank, a position left vacant since March.

Yamaguchi is one of six executive directors of the bank. He joined the institution in 1974.

The central bank has been one deputy governor short since Toshiro Muto and Kazumasa Iwata stepped down in mid-March owing to political wrangling.

The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), the country's main opposition party, vetoed the appointment of a number of

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