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Reluctant BOJ likely to change forward guidance this year: survey

Small adjustment seen as easiest step after bank holds the line on easing, analysts say

Japan's central bank maintained an ultraloose monetary policy at its latest meeting despite a falling yen. (Photo by Karina Noka)

TOKYO -- Economists see a possibility of the Bank of Japan adjusting its stance on interest rates in the second half of 2022, a Nikkei survey shows, even as BOJ officials cling to a policy that is fueling a yen sell-off.

In a Nikkei survey of 11 economists, eight said they expected the BOJ to make some move toward a course change by the end of the year.

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