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Japan set to take synchronised monetary, fiscal policies to new levels: economists

Some say the aim is to "let the government do the spending while the central bank pays the bill"

Mr Kuroda: "Japan is conducting a powerful mix of flexible fiscal policy and quantitative easing. The government's stimulus package ... is timely in achieving sustainable growth with price stability."


MARKETS turned the spotlight last Friday on the Bank of Japan (BOJ) where performance fell short of expectations, and this week it is the turn of the government to step into the limelight with the expected formal announcement on Tuesday of a 28 trillion yen (S$367.5 billion) fiscal