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Bank of Japan Expected to Stand Pat, Adjusting View of Inflation Risk

  • Economists see BOJ flagging prices could also outrun forecasts
  • Change not seen driving policy tweaks given overall low level
Bank of Japan Headquarters Ahead of It's Business Confidence Tankan Report
Photographer: Toru Hanai/Bloomberg

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The Bank of Japan is expected to stand pat on policy, but adjust its view of inflation risks for the first time since 2014 to account for the global price spikes pushing other central banks to rein in stimulus.