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Announcement of the Monetary Policy Meeting Decisions (Oct. 28)

October 28, 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 1:55 p.m.

Members present :
Masaru Hayami ( Chairman, Governor )
Sakuya Fujiwara ( Deputy Governor )
Yutaka Yamaguchi ( Deputy Governor )
Yasuo Gotoh
Susumu Taketomi
Toshio Miki
Nobuyuki Nakahara
Eiko Shinotsuka
Kazuo Ueda

(Others present)

From Ministry of Finance :
Toshirou Mutou, Deputy Vice Minister for Policy Co-ordination ( from 9:00a.m.)

From Economic Planning Agency :
Eiji Kawade, Co-ordination Bureau Director General ( 9:00 a.m. to 11:58 a.m.)

Release of minutes :
2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 1998