BOJ Easing Alone Not Enough to Reach Inflation Target, Aso Says

  • Problem is Japan's economy is lacking demand, not money
  • Aso says any decision on further easing is up to the BOJ

Taro Aso, Japan's deputy prime minister and finance minister.

Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Monetary policy alone isn’t enough for inflation to reach the Bank of Japan’s target of 2 percent, according to Japan’s finance minister.

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