Whether I Serve Second Term Is up to Government, Parliament – BOJ Kuroda

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday it was up to the government and parliament to decide whether or not he serves a second term as head of the central bank.

Kuroda, speaking in the lower house budget committee, also said the BOJ still had ample room to ease monetary policy if needed.

Kuroda’s term ends on April 8, 2018.


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Craig Erlam
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the BBC and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, FOX Business and BNN. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.