Takeuchi to join BOJ board - report

World Bank economist Sawako Takeuchi has been named as the likely replacement for Miyako Suda on the Bank of Japan's board.

Takeuchi, who serves also as a special adviser to the Foreign Ministry, will succeed Miyako Suda, a former professor of economics at Gakushuin University, whose five-year term on the central bank board expires March 31, the Mainichi Shimbun reported in its Friday evening edition.

The Cabinet will formalize the appointment after receiving approval from the ruling parties an