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Kuroda Is Reported to Get Second Term as Bank of Japan Chief

  • He would be first governor to serve two terms since 1954
  • Big challenges lie ahead as pressure for policy exit grows
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Reports Says BOJ's Kuroda to be Re-appointed

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to nominate Haruhiko Kuroda to lead the Bank of Japan for another five years, according to reports from Kyodo News and Nikkei.

His reappointment beyond his current term ending April 8 has been widely expected by economists, according to a Bloomberg survey in January. Motosada Matano, a spokesman for the prime minister’s office, declined to comment.