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“Cutting interest rates further into the negative zone is always an option,” said BoJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda in an interview with Nikkei.

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   “¢   Circumstances have not worsened enough to merit additional easing measures.
   “¢   Still maintaining momentum towards 2% price target.
   “¢   Consumer spending and capital investment are relatively firm.
   “¢   Caution is needed in light of unpredictable conditions overseas.
   “¢   Can’t rule out the possibility that the global economy will worsen further.
   “¢   BoJ is considering a variety of additional easing possibilities.