April 23, 2020 / 2:04 PM / a month ago

Bank of Japan mulling unlimited bond buying at next meeting -Nikkei

April 23 (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan will discuss unlimited buying of government bonds at its next policy-setting meeting on April 27, the Nikkei newspaper said on Thursday, as it seeks to cushion the economy against a sharp downturn caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

The BOJ will also consider a sharp increase in the amount of commercial paper and corporate bonds it purchases, the Nikkei said. (Reporting by David Dolan Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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