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MNI BRIEF: Govt To Present BOJ Nominees on Tuesday - Press

(MNI) Tokyo

The government will present nominees for Bank of Japan governor and two deputy governors around 1100 JST (0200 GMT) on Tuesday, media reported.

The chairmen of the coalition Diet Affairs Committee and the opposition party Diet Committee are considering conducting hearings for the BOJ nominees in the Lower House on February 24. Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya is viewed as the frontrunner to be the next governor. (See MNI POLICY: New BOJ Gov Must Keep Rates Low, Ensure Recovery)

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