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BOJ plans to keep interest rates very low until early 2020

Thu Apr 25, 2019
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The central bank of Japan maintained its monetary policy on Thursday. Moreover, they elucidated their plan to keep the borrowing rates at a very low rate for a longer period of time, at least until the “spring” season of 2020.

In highly anticipated action, the Boj aims around minus 0.1 percent as their short-term interest rate and extended their long-term interest rates. At the same time, they vowed to keep the 10-year government bonds into zero percent.

Although, the central bank did not specify the length of time in implementing very low-interest rates. BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda is scheduled to hold a news conference today at 06.30 GMT.

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