BoJ and BoK vote to keep interest rates unchanged


The central banks of Japan and South Korea voted today to leave policy interest rates unchanged at 0% and 2.5% respectively – with the Bank of Japan (BoJ) also taking a unanimous decision to maintain quantitative and qualitative monetary easing (QQE), introduced by governor Haruhiko Kuroda in April, at current levels.

In a statement that focused heavily on the Japanese central bank's aggressive asset purchase programme – part of the government's ‘Abenomics' push to reflate Japan's listless econo

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