News Headline Summary

During the US session Asahi reported that the Bank of Japan weighs further easing at their next meeting on January 21st/22nd

- BoJ is to introduce 2% inflation target at next meeting.
- BoJ will consider increasing asset-purchase program by JPY 10trl.
- BoJ officials are discussing possibility of buying assets on an unlimited basis.

Reaction details:

- USD/JPY is currently trading around session highs on the back of this news.

Print 22:33, 09 Jan 2013 - Asian News - Source: Asahi