January 8, 2013 / 2:53 AM / 5 years ago

No confirmation on accord with Bank of Japan - Japan government spokesman

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga told reporters on Tuesday that he had not confirmed the content of any joint policy accord that the government wants with the Bank of Japan.

A man walks past the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

The Mainichi newspaper reported earlier on Tuesday that the government and the central bank are considering signing a policy accord with a common goal of not just achieving 2 percent inflation but also stable job growth.

Reporting by Linda Sieg; Editing by Shinichi Saoshiro

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