IMF's Lipton says it's premature for BOJ to talk about policy normalisation

Author: Mike Paterson | Category: News

IMF's Lipton talking again in Tokyo a short while ago. 19 June

  • switch in strategy to yield curve control is useful and sustainable
  • Japan inflation to reach 1-1.5% range in a few years if back by all 3 arrows of Abenomics
  • IMF feel very strongly that BOJ should maintain 2% inflation target
  • 3rd arrow should be strengthened to bring 2% inflation

Earlier the IMF issued a report on Japan here

USDJPY still trading around 111.00 after the earlier fail above 111.20

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