Bank of Japan Seen Considering New Policy Steps as Bond Buying Nears Limit

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  • BOJ's bond holdings climb to 28.5% of all outstanding notes
  • Lack of bond sellers ``will be critical'' for policy: RBS

The global economic slowdown that prompted the Federal Reserve to delay an interest rate increase is also adding pressure on the Bank of Japan to boost stimulus, and it may need to consider new measures as sovereign note purchases near their limit, analysts say.

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