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BOJ cuts inflation forecast, delays price goal yet again

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"European and US central banks have also repeatedly delayed the projected timing for hitting their price targets." - BOJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda. Some economists see the move as allowing the yen to remain weak and thus aid Japan's exports and economic growth.

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THE Bank of Japan (BOJ) has again pushed back its target for achieving its 2 per cent annual inflation target to sometime in fiscal 2019 or four years behind the original target as it battles to alter a deflationary mindset in a society that is rapidly ageing and where the

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