Japanese Vice Finance Minister Shunichi Yamaguchi – recap of comments

By: Eamonn Sheridan

central bank’s policy tools are sufficient for now, ... no quick push for the foreign bond purchases previously suggested by the ruling party “The Bank of Japan, for the time being, should stick to the policy measures it has taken so far,” Yamaguchi, 62, said in an interview yesterday in Tokyo. ‘If it became necessary to do something more, then that is something to be considered at that time.’’ Yamaguchi was interviewed before Shirakawa made his announcement, BOJ Policy Tools Sufficient for Now, Deputy Finance Chief Says