BOJ scandal heats up

Calls for the resignation of Bank of Japan governor Toshihiko Fukui are intensifying amid worries about interest-rate hikes and falling stock prices, according to this article from BusinessWeek, published Tuesday 27 June.

"The witch hunt for Fukui comes after the central banker admitted on June 13 that he invested and made profits off a fund managed by Yoshiaki Murakami, a well-known shareholder activist who was indicted in early June on insider trading charges," the article reminds.

"As for Fu

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