BOJ Refrains From Adding Stimulus Even as Inflation, Growth Wane

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  • Target for 2% Inflation Now Seen Hit in Half-Year to March '17
  • Government had signaled no stimulus expansion now needed

Why did the BOJ Hold Off on More Stimulus?

The Bank of Japan declined to step up its monetary stimulus Friday even as it postponed its time-frame for reaching a 2 percent inflation target for the second time this year.

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