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BOJ's Kuroda says stable yen key for Japan businesses

OSAKA Japan - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said stable yen moves are crucial for the country's business sector, nodding to complaints from some companies that rising import costs from sharp yen declines were starting to hurt their bottom line.

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Japan, China, South Korea finance chiefs to meet on sidelines of G20 10:11am BST

TOKYO - Finance ministers and central bank governors from Japan, China and South Korea will meet on Friday ahead of this weekend's Group of 20 gathering in Cairns, Australia, a Japanese finance ministry official said, despite Tokyo's strained diplomatic ties with its north Asian neighbours.

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BOJ's Kuroda says stable yen key for Japan businesses 9:54am BST

OSAKA Japan - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said stable yen moves are crucial for the country's business sector, nodding to complaints from some companies that rising import costs from sharp yen declines were starting to hurt their bottom line.

UPDATE 2-BOJ's Kuroda says stable yen key for Japan businesses 9:50am BST

* Reversal of excessive yen gains slowing capex outflow -Kuroda

BOJ's Kuroda: Yen falls not negative for Japan's economy 9:27am BST

OSAKA Japan - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday recent yen declines against the dollar are natural given the strength of the U.S. economic recovery, and are not necessarily negative for Japan's economy.

JGBs yields hit highest in months on Fed risk 7:56am BST

TOKYO, Sept 16 - Japanese government bond yields rose to their highest levels in some months on Tuesday, tracking higher U.S. bond yields on expectations of earlier rate increases by the U.S. Federal Reserve.