Some BoJ policy members wanted QE by year-end


The decision by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) in February to expand its asset purchase programme by 10 trillion yen ($120 billion) attracted a number of comments during the central bank's monetary policy committee meeting.

While members of the monetary policy committee voted unanimously in favour of increasing the scheme to purchase Japanese government bonds (JGBs), the minutes of the meeting, which were released on March 16, disclosed that several committee members wished to implement this by the end

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