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BOJ Governor Shirakawa Says Japan Banking System Healthy

September 29, 2011

Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa said the nation’s banking system is healthy.

He also said in a speech in Tokyo today that the yen is strengthening because it’s considered a relatively safe currency.

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