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WisdomTree Japan comments on BoJ approach to monetary policy

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Responding to the Bank of Japan’s decision to postpone any further market stimulus, Jesper Koll, CEO of WisdomTree Japan, says:  “Today the Bank of Japan (BoJ) decided to stay the course and held back from introducing further monetary stimulus – with the exception of a new marginal lending facility for banks specifically impacted by the recent earthquake. 

“The decision to hold fire was more conservative than many market participants had wished for but this is by no means a failure of Abenomics. Rather, this is about the BoJ taking a calm and measured approach to monetary policy, having already introduced negative rates in January.
 
“Indeed, from the BoJ’s perspective, adding new measures at this stage would be tantamount to signalling its earlier efforts had failed, when this is far from the case.
 
“The key now is for the co-ordination of fiscal and monetary policy to take place, and once the authorities are confident that is happening, the stimulus will come – potentially as early as next month.”
 
 

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