Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda "Additional easing without hesitation if necessary" February 22 18:28

G20 = BOJ Governor Kuroda responds to press reports before the meeting of the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of the 20 major countries starts in Saudi Arabia, and the outlook for the global economy is uncertain due to the spread of the new coronavirus, according to a reporter's report The Bank of Japan stated that it was growing, and the BOJ was willing to take further monetary easing if necessary.

Mr. Kuroda commented on the impact of the spread of the new coronavirus on the global economy, saying, `` We are uncertain because we do not know how China's economic activities will move or at what timing the coronavirus itself will end. The impact on Japan and the global economy is not visible at this time, "he said.

Governor Kuroda said that while the prospect of a gradual recovery in the Japanese economy has not collapsed at this point, he said, "The BOJ is watching if the economic impact will increase. I think it will be an additional monetary easing rather than an additional monetary easing. "