ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda

ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda

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Haruhiko Kuroda, president of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). “Kuroda is clearly more dovish than the current BOJ leadership,” said Michael Kurtz, Hong Kong-based head of global equity strategy at Nomura Holdings Inc., Japan’s largest brokerage. “More asset purchases could well happen soon.”