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MOYURU BABA and MISA HAMA, Nikkei staff writers July 28, 2018 20:35 JST
TOKYO -- It was shortly after 7 p.m. on July 20 when Naka Matsuzawa, Nomura Securities' chief rates strategist in Tokyo, received a startling email from a colleague at the brokerage's London branch.
A flurry of news reports that Friday evening had suggested a possible tweak to the Bank of Japan's interest rate targets, citing sources familiar with preliminary discussions.
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