IMF Backs More BOJ Easing If Coupled With Comprehensive Reforms

  • Fund official says recent BOJ steps help avoid financial risks
  • Japan fiscal package to slightly boost growth, official says
Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

The International Monetary Fund welcomes the recent easing of monetary policy by the Bank of Japan and would support further steps in the context of a broad program to spur wage gains and aid the economy, a senior IMF official said.

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