The Nikkei is +0.6% and the dollar +0.5% to ¥77.98 after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly added...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Nikkei is +0.6% and the dollar +0.5% to ¥77.98 after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly added ¥10T ($128B) to its asset-purchase program. In setting an explicit price stability "goal" (as opposed to an "understanding"), BoJ is targeting 2% or lower in the CPI in the medium-to-long-term and 1% for now. (BOJ statements)