Public opinion of BoJ policy continues to dive


The Japanese public are growing increasingly pessimistic about the state of the economy, and more than half now disapprove of the Bank of Japan's (BoJ) interest rate policy, according to the results of a survey published by the central bank in English today.

The BoJ's Opinion Survey on the General Public's Views and Behavior asks people a range of questions about the economy and the central bank's policies. The latest data, gathered in December 2013, indicates that after an initial spike in

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