BOJ warns of protracted battle with pandemic, keeps policy steady
Wed, Jun 17, 2020 - 5:50 AM
Governor Haruhiko Kuroda: "If the need for our support diminishes, we can ponder an exit. But we are ready to keep these supports in place for quite a long time."
JAPAN'S central bank is bracing for a protracted battle against the coronavirus pandemic as a second wave of infections cannot be ruled out, governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday, signalling its readiness to top up monetary support.