Inflation concerns loom over Japan's central bank as 2 percent target comes into focus

TOKYO, Aug 08 (Nikkei) - Some policymakers at the Bank of Japan see a path to the BOJ's goal of a sustained, stable 2 percent inflation rate, a summary of opinions from their latest meeting shows, though concern about inflation outpacing the bank's projections is rising.

The growing uncertainty about prices drew attention during the central bank's two-day policy meeting ended July 28, as one board member cited "increasingly significant upside and downside risks to the outlook for prices," according to the document published Monday. ...continue reading

Aug 08 (テレ東BIZ) - 日銀は、先月の金融政策決定会合で出た「主な意見」を公表し、その中で、ある委員は「2%の持続的・安定的な物価上昇の実現がはっきりと視界に捉えられる状況になっている」と発言していました。  ...continue reading