Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady

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Japan's central bank kept its powder dry at its March policy review on Tuesday, with economists only expecting further stimulus in July as the central bank waits to assess the impact of its uncharted entry into negative interest rates.

Bank of Japan stands pat on monetary policy

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The Bank of Japan met analyst expectations on Thursday as it kept its level of monthly purchases steady and its assessment of the economy unchanged at the conclusion of a two-day meeting.