BRIEF-Eltek ltd receives $1.4 mln loan from Nistec
* Says loan will not bear interest, but will be linked to increases in Israeli Consumer Price Index Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
TOKYO, July 29 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday that he did not think the government's plan to raise the sales tax in two stages will harm the economy in a big way.
Kuroda, in a speech in Tokyo, also said fiscal discipline is important because long-term yields could rise if investors think the central bank purchases of government debt are aimed at financing fiscal spending.
The governor said that the BOJ's expanded quantitative easing is working well to pull Japan out of deflation.
ATHENS, June 29 Greece's short-term objective is to return to bond markets and this will be possible even without the inclusion of its bonds in the European Central Bank's asset-buying programme, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Thursday.