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Announcement of the Monetary Policy Meeting Decisions (Feb.26)

February 26, 1998
Bank of Japan

(For immediate release)

The Bank today held a Monetary Policy Meeting, a regular meeting of the Policy Board on monetary policy.

By unanimous vote, the Policy Board decided to leave monetary policy unchanged.

(Reference)

Meeting hours :
9:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

Members present :
Yasuo Matsushita (Chairman, Governor of the Bank of Japan)
Shigeru Koino (Appointed member)
Yasuo Gotoh (Appointed member)
Susumu Taketomi (Appointed member)
Takanobu Nakagawa (Representative of the Ministry of Finance)*
Yasuyuki Fujishima (Representative of the Economic Planning Agency)*

  • no voting rights

Release of minutes :
2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 1998