‘YIELD CURVE CONTROL STILL MAIN FOCUS’
Kuroda says BoJ may also release stimulus withdrawal impact on its financial health
“We will consider it as a future possibility,” he said, when asked about the chance of releasing calculations on the effect a withdrawing of stimulus could have on the BoJ’s balance sheet.
Kuroda said he was not currently thinking about any specific ways to change the BoJ’s present policy mix, stressing that yield curve control remained the main focus of monetary policy.
“In theory, it is possible to combine the different elements of monetary policy in several ways,” said Kuroda.
“However, I’m not thinking about changing the policy mix right now.”
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