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 (22:36)
- USD/JPY is currently trading around session highs on the back of this news.
09 Jan 2013 - 22:32
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