Japan's Aso: No plan to buy foreign bonds for monetary easing

TOKYO Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:53pm EST

TOKYO Feb 19 (Reuters) - Japan has no plans to buy foreign currency bonds as part of monetary easing, Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday.

Aso, speaking to reporters, also said that for the time being the government has no plan to revise the Bank of Japan Law, which guarantees the central bank's independence and determines its policy mandate.

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