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Japan PM Abe - Government and Bank of Japan to work together to beat deflation
November 20, 2017 / 5:00 AM / a month ago

Japan PM Abe - Government and Bank of Japan to work together to beat deflation

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that the government and the central bank would work closely together and take all necessary steps to defeat deflation.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo, Japan, November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Speaking in parliament, Abe said he hoped the Bank of Japan would continue its bold monetary easing to hit a 2 percent inflation target, adding that he would leave specific monetary policy steps to the central bank.

Reporting by Leika Kihara, Chris Gallagher and Tetsushi Kajimoto; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim

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