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Analysts say BOJ's policy framework makes helicopter money highly likely

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Japan's central bank still has room to increase monetary stimulus and does not intend to reduce its bond-buying programme soon, says Mr Kuroda.

Tokyo

NO MATTER what he says or does, helicopter money speculation follows Japan's central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda.

From Tokyo to Stockholm, some analysts see the groundwork for a central bank-funded fiscal stimulus in last month's decision by the BOJ to target sovereign bond