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Economy past the worst, but recovery will be slow: BOJ head

Haruhiko Kuroda's comments come after central bank keeps short-term interest rate at -0.1%, 10-year yield target around zero and leaves asset purchases unchanged

Tokyo

BANK of Japan (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda said that Japan's economy was past the worst, but warned that the recovery would be slow, adding that he remains ready to take further action if needed. His comments came after the BOJ kept its short-term interest rate at -0.1 per cent,...

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