FILE PHOTO: Japan’s new Chief of Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu announces new cabinet members at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan October 4, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
February 14, 2022
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s chief cabinet secretary Hirokazu Matsuno voiced hope on Monday that the central bank will continue to make efforts to accelerate inflation to its 2% target.
“Specific monetary policy means falls under the jurisdiction of the Bank of Japan. We hope the BOJ continues to strive toward achieving its price goal,” Matsuno told a news conference.
(Reporting by Satoshi Sugiyama, writing by Leika Kihara; Editing by Kim Coghill)