May 2, 2013
BoJ minutes: economy shows signs of picking up
FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The minutes from the Monetary Policy Meeting of the Bank of Japan held on April 3 and April 4 were just published. The report provides little new clues of interest, with the new "quantitative and qualitative monetary easing" program details details having being fully priced in by the market. In the official minutes report BOJ members agreed that the economy has shown signs of picking up. Japan also announced a monetary base of 23.1% (YoY) in April vs 19.8% in March.