BOJ increases AP program by 10 trillion yen (San Francisco) - The outcome of the two day Bank of Japan meeting came in line with expectations Thursday after the newly elected Abe ramped up pressure on the monetary policy committee, announcing an additional 10 trillion yen expansion of the asset purchase (AP) program to 101 trillion yen. The central bank left the overnight call rate range at 0.0% to 0.1%. BoJ says it plans to examine price stability at the next policy meeting.