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Economy

Negative interest policy: Expect minuses before pluses

Long-term interest rates temporarily fell below zero on Feb. 9

TOKYO -- Hopes are high for the Bank of Japan's new negative interest rate policy, which took effect Tuesday. But anyone expecting a quick economic boost may be disappointed: Before the move produces any benefits, businesses and consumers will likely take a knock.

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