Kuroda wins over BoJ policy rebels

Bank of Japan President Haruhiko Kuroda
Haruhiko Kuroda

The Bank of Japan's (BoJ) policy board is now close to consensus on its expanded programme of quantitative easing, after three of the four members who dissented at the last meeting switched positions.

Policy moves by the BoJ are usually delivered with a unanimous vote from the board, but a recent upscaling of the central bank's asset purchase programme, unveiled on October 31, passed with a 5-4 split.

Of the four external members who dissented, Takahide Kiuchi remains publicly opposed to the pol

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