BOJ Governor Kuroda vows to continue monetary easing for now
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A businessman walks past the Bank of Japan (BOJ) building in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

TOKYO (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the central bank would stick to monetary easing to support the economy for the time being so as to achieve sustainable and stable inflation accompanied by wage growth.

“We are at a stage where we will continue monetary easing to firmly back economic activity at present,” Kuroda told a meeting with business leaders in Nagoya in central Japan.

(This story has been corrected to say Osaka instead of Nagoya in paragraph two)

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