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Economy

Doubt over 2% inflation target grows within Bank of Japan

Minutes from July meeting show concerns over easing's side effects

 The BOJ decided it was time to address side effects from its monetary easing policy.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Skepticism is growing within the Bank of Japan about achieving the 2% inflation target, with many policy board members more focused on ensuring economic stability by addressing the side effects of the central bank's massive easing campaign. 

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