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BOJ Members Said More Easing May Become Needed, Minutes Say

October 12, 2011

Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Several Bank of Japan board members said that more monetary easing steps may become needed depending on economic developments, a record of the board’s Sept. 6-7 meeting said.

The members said that downside risks to the economy remain high, with the outcome of the European sovereign debt crisis unclear, the record published in Tokyo today said.

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