BoJ makes small concessions to government

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The record of the Bank of Japan's February policy meeting published on Tuesday fed concern of a growing divide among rate-setters, but analysts agreed that the central bank was not wavering in its position.

The minutes, released a week after the policy board was split five to two in favour of enlarging its fixed-rate funds operation, showed a difference of opinion among members on a number of issues. Some members thought that the central bank's policy measures were helping shore up private consu

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