Bank of Japan

BoJ Cautious as JPY weakens on Q2 GDP release

Q2 GDP numbers came in at 1.7% and failed to meet expectations by .1%. The sales tax hike has had a definite impact on consumption as Bank of Japan’s board members are taking a more conservative growth outlook towards fiscal indicators for 2015 aiming at a 2% CPI. The BoJ retained its policies and targets as set in Q1.

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