BoJ’s Nishimura sees potential for $180 billion funding for lending


Kiyohiko Nishimura, a deputy governor of the Bank of Japan, has said that by matching increases in bank lending with fresh funding, the central bank could pump 15 trillion yen ($180 billion) into financial institutions.

Speaking at a meeting in Niigata today (December 5), Nishimura explained that although companies are able to raise "ample" funds at interest rates "substantially below" their rates of return, stagnant growth expectations have been preventing them from being more aggressive in

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