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BOJ governor again pledges to move inflation needle to 2%

Haruhiko Kuroda about to start 2nd term still well short of his goal

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo on March 9, 2018.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda again vowed to get prices rising at a 2% pace as he looked ahead to his second term at the helm of the central bank.

"In the five years [since becoming the governor], Japan's economic conditions have improved greatly," Kuroda told a press conference on Friday, after the BOJ decided to keep its monetary policy unchanged.

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