Deflationary pressures are still a real risk – BOJ’s Kuroda

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    Oct 7, 2015
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    FXStreet (Mumbai) - Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor Kuroda at Davos said Japan could reach target earlier or later depending on oil, but deflationary pressures are still a real risk.

    Key Quotes on Oil and Inflation

    Focus is that 2% CPI will be reached in second half of FY2016

    Some countries are benefitting from lower oil prices

    If you exclude energy, underlying inflation is 1-1.5%

    Inflation will pick up once oil stabilizes

    Japanese inflation expectations a well maintained now

    Key Quotes on China

    Doesn't think China is faced with a hard landing

    Chinese growth is quite respectable

    Is relatively optimistic about Chinese growth prospects

    Doesn't think global economy is on the brink of sharp deflation
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