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BoJ retains plan for 60-70tln yen annual rise in monetary base

FXStreet (Bali) - The BoJ's decided to leave its monetary policy unchanged by unanimous vote after its 2-day meeting. Traders are now awaiting the post-meeting press conference by BoJ Governor Kuroda due at 06:30GMT.

Key headlines (courtesy of Reuters)

BoJ keeps monetary policy steady by unanimous vote, pledges to increase monetary base at annual pace of 60-70 trln yen

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