Announcement of the Monetary Policy Meeting Decisions (Aug. 11)
August 11, 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 majority vote, the Policy Board decided to leave monetary policy unchanged.
Meeting hours :
9:00 a.m. to 4:04 p.m.
Members present :
Masaru Hayami ( Chairman, Governor )
Sakuya Fujiwara ( Deputy Governor )
Yutaka Yamaguchi ( Deputy Governor )
From Ministry of Finance :
Sadakazu Tanigaki, State Secretary for Finance ( 9:13 to 10:10 a.m.)
From Economic Planning Agency :
Eiji Kawade, Co-ordination Bureau Director General ( from 9:00 a.m.)
Release of Monthly Report of Recent Economic and Financial Developments :
( Consisting of "The Bank's View" and "The Background" )
Japanese version of the entire report and English version of "The Bank's View"
9:20 a.m. on Thursday, August 13,1998
English version of "The Background"
End of August 1998
Release of minutes :
2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 1998