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More BOJ Watchers See Kuroda Staying Course With Ultra-Low Rates

  • Less chance of policy tweak seen before end of Kuroda’s term
  • Some 17% of analysts see currency intervention as likely
Haruhiko Kuroda

Haruhiko Kuroda

Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

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An increasing number of economists think Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda won’t budge in the final lap of his term, in sharp contrast to lingering market speculation that a pivot toward policy tightening may be near to hand.