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BOJ warns of growing risk to global economy from rise of protectionism

Japan's central bank holds policy and maintains steady economic outlook

BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference in Tokyo on Sept. 19. (Photo by Kei Higuchi)

TOKYO -- The governor of Japan's central bank on Wednesday warned that protectionist trade policies are a growing risk for the global economy.

Speaking after the BOJ kept monetary policy unchanged, Haruhiko Kuroda said that nationalistic economic policies could put the global supply chain at risk.

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