BoJ needs to focus on 'downside risks,' says Governor Masaaki Shirakawa, although he notes 'some...

|By:, SA News Editor

BoJ needs to focus on 'downside risks,' says Governor Masaaki Shirakawa, although he notes 'some improvements' from 'ample liquidity' and bank recapitalization plans. Analysts believe BoJ may need to further lower its lending rate, currently at 0.3%. (ETF: EWJ)