Last Week in Numbers: Japan’s Exports at 4-Year High

The Bank of Japan kept interest rates unchanged at 0.1%. After the two-day policy meeting, it also kept its yield target for 10-year government bonds at around 0%. It said that the optimistic view on the economy should accelerate inflation to its 2% target. ( read original story ...)

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