Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda

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Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), pauses during a news conference at the central bank's headquarters in Tokyo. Unprecedented easing has helped suppress yields on 10-year government bonds to the lowest in the world even as inflation has accelerated to the fastest pace since 2008.