Yen Yields Frozen by BOJ Skip G-7 Jump on Slowdown

Yen Yields Frozen by BOJ Skip G-7 Jump on Slowdown

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A commuter rides a bicycle past the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo. The central bank increased the size of its asset-purchase fund by 15 percent to 76 trillion yen ($820 billion) in December and adopted Abe’s 2 percent inflation goal the following month.