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MNI BRIEF: BOJ In Unscheduled Operation To Curb JGB Yields

(MNI) Tokyo

The Bank of Japan on Tuesday again showed its resolve to curb higher Japanese government bond yields by launching yet another unscheduled bond buying operation.

The operations, which followed a rise in global yields overnight, were consistent with remarks by BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Monday that the BOJ will not raise interest rates and will maintain easy policy to support economy.

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The Bank of Japan on Tuesday again showed its resolve to curb higher Japanese government bond yields by launching yet another unscheduled bond buying operation.

The operations, which followed a rise in global yields overnight, were consistent with remarks by BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Monday that the BOJ will not raise interest rates and will maintain easy policy to support economy.

Keep reading...Show less